1. With high water use efficiency, maximum can be achieved with minimum use of water.2. It saves time to irrigate all major, minor and vegetable crops including orchards.3. Where topography is uneven, there is no need to level the agricultural fields for irrigation4. It is the most appropriate irrigation system for all permeable soils.5. There is a significant saving in terms of cost and labor.6. Seed germination is faster and seedlings show better vigor compare to other methods of
irrigation like surface and flood irrigation.7. Amount of water being applied is less which keeps the runoff at minimum.8. Vegetables, citrus orchards and other fruit trees can successfully be protected from frost.