A study was conducted to develop a stochastic time series model for prediction of annual rainfall and runoff for Lidder catchment of Lidder river. The study area is one of the macro watershed of Lidder river and has an area of 1,243 km.

An extensional survey of Thoubal District was conducted during Oct to Mar 2004-2005 to collect the input data for production of various rabi crops. A questionnaire was prepared and farmers were interviewed personally regarding the necessary information. The various agricultural operations were converted in form of energy.