Kalar a well-known basmati area in Punjab (Pakistan & India). Kalar belt is famous for producing excellent quality of basmati for last many decades. It has special characteristics of ideal temperature, humidity level and a unique combination of warm short days and cool long nights during developing stage of grains (September and early October) for producing the best quality of basmati rice. Kaalar in particular and Punjab in general is supported by the largest irrigation system in the world that provides adequate water during the hot summer. This excellent quality of basmati cannot be grown any where in the world.