A better kind of white rice
Telangana Sona was created by Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) as a climate-smart alternative to other commonly grown varieties of rice like sona masuri.
Telangana Sona is classified as a low-GI food
Research into the low-GI properties of Telangana Sona was published in the American Journal of Food & Nutrition.
Telangana Sona Rice
A massive hit with farmers
Higher yield, shorter growing cycle and less need for pesticides has endeared Telangana Sona to farmers. In Telangana alone, seven lakh acres currently cultivate Telangana Sona rice.