Which among the following schemes have been merged to formulate the new National Crop Insurance Scheme (NCIP)?
1. Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme
2. Modified National Agricultural Insurance Scheme
3. Coconut Palm Insurance Scheme
Chose the correct answer from the codes given below:

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

National Crop Insurance Programme (NCIP) has been introduced by merging Modified National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (MNAIS), Weather Based Crop Insurance Scheme (WBCIS) and Coconut Palm Insurance Scheme (CPIS) throughout the country from Rabi 2013-14.

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