rich:calendar has the following attribute:
see http://livedemo.exadel.com/richfaces-demo/richfaces/calendar.jsf?tab=info for details
defaultTime false false
(must evaluate to
Defines time that will be used: 1) to set time when the value is empty 2) to set time when date changes and flag "resetTimeOnDateSelect" is true. Default value is "getDefaultValueOfDefaultTime()"
Alternative idea --> For default value for inputtext --> u can create your own custom compoennt which will extend UIInput and add an attribute called defaultValue.
Thanks IIya. Seems to work
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