The word “Kaliyan” means the person who is in hunger. This variety rice is highly suitable for feeding to hungry people.
This variety is grown in areas prone to water logging and low lying areas. It is highly resistant to pest and disease. The rice of this variety is extremely suitable for making idly and dosa.
It is normally cultivated during Samba. (July 15th to January 14th).
Sandy clay and Clayey soil are preferred for cultivating this variety.
It grows upto a height of 157 cms.
Colour and Quality
The colour of the rice is red and it has coarse quality rice.
Mr. Andiappan Eswaramoorthy (2016 - 17)
Turbo Energy Pvt. Ltd. (2017 -18)
ABI Showatech (India) Ltd. (2018 - 19)