Maize (Zea mays L.) is the world’s leading crop and is widely cultivated as cereal grain that was domesticated in Central America. It is one of the most versatile emerging crops having wider adaptability. Globally, it is known as the queen of cereals because of its highest genetic yield potential. This is the only food cereal crop that can be grown in diverse seasons, ecologies and uses. Besides this have many types like normal yellow/ white grain, sweet corn, baby corn, popcorn, waxy corn, high amylase corn, high oil corn, quality protein maize, etc. Apart from this, it is an important industrial raw material and provides large opportunity for value addition.