The Central Seed Subcommittee of the Government of India has notified 12 new varieties of different crops developed by Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh State for commercial cultivation and quality seed production. Three rice, two of wheat, one of gram, one of soybean, three of safflower and two of linseed, developed by Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur, in the meeting of Central Seed Subcommittee held under the chairmanship of Deputy Director General Crop Science of Indian Council of Agricultural Research. New varieties have been notified for commercial cultivation and quality seed production in Chhattisgarh and other states of the country. All these new varieties developed by the university from the coming years will be taken up in commercial farming and quality seed production program.

Among the new crop varieties developed by the Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, the Central Seed Subcommittee has notified three new varieties of paddy – Vikram T.C.R. (Vikram Trombay Chhattisgarh Rice), C.G. Jawanphool Trombay (RTR-31), CG Barani Paddy-2 (RRF-105) has been notified for the state of Chhattisgarh. New variety of wheat – CG-1029 (Kanishka) for Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan (Kota and Udaipur divisions) and Uttar Pradesh (Jhansi division) and Chhattisgarh Hansa wheat (CG-1023) Has been notified for the state of Chhattisgarh. The new variety of gram developed by the university – RG.2015-08 (CG Lochan gram) has been notified for the states of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Similarly, the new variety of soybean – RSC 11-07 has been notified for the states of Eastern Region (West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh and Southern Region (South Maharashtra, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu). Soybean variety RSC-10 -46 has been notified for the eastern region (West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and Chhattisgarh) and the central region (Madhya Pradesh, Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh, Marathwada and Vidarbha of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra). .SC-1052 has been notified for the Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Marathwada and Vidarbha in Maharashtra. The new variety of safflower is IGKV Kusum (R.S. S.-2016-30) has been notified for the states of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Similarly, RLC-164 and RLC-167, a new variety of linseed developed by the University, has been awarded to Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh. , Has been notified for the states of Punjab and Chhattisgarh.