Bean is an indigenous crop of Jumla and Karnali zone as a whole. The indigenous bean is gaining popularity by the name Jumli simi. Indigenous bean is highly diversified with multicolour and multi size and shape grain and trailing type plants. Local selections have been given name as KBL (Karnali Bean Line) and number are given as KBL-1, KBL-2 and so on and have grouped based on their colors. The Jumli simi were collected from NFC, Thapathali and were grouped into 4 varieties on the basis of color (KBL-1, 2, 3 and 4).