How to Buy if Civilians holding Arms Licence from Indian Ordnance Factories

Civilians holding Arms Licence are allowed to purchase only Non-Prohibited Bore (NPB) category weapons as mentioned above. Officers and other employees of the Armed Forces can also purchase these weapons if they obtain the Arms Licence from the Licensing Authorities. Sale of these weapons is done strictly as per the provisions of the Arms Act, 1959 and the Arms Rules, 1962.

Development and end of Indian Ordnance Factories

During 1775 British authorities accepted the establishment of Board of Ordnance in Fort William, Kolkata. This marks the official beginning of the Army Ordnance in India.In 1787 a gun powder factory was established at Ishapore which started production from 1791 ( at which location Rifle Factory was established in 1904).