In India Gun laws are very strict, Till date Only Government allowed Gov agency to manufacture Arms and not allowing Pvt industry to grow in Civilian Arms market in India, What available to Citizens are Bolt action Rifles at best and low caliber pistols and Revolvers.. There is strict ban on Full working Automatic or semi-automatic Carbine and Rifles, There are certain rules that prohibits such design so even someone import it will automatically ban .. Many Gun owners in India have dire wish to own semi-auto carbine or rifles, Unfortunately they cannot due to Laws applied by Government, But this thread is open not to discuss about problems but solution .. In India Pvt Companies cannot produce firearms, But there are many approached customers to improve or modified IOF firearms, This can change many things .. ==============>> Source : http://gunaccessory.com/accessories/default.htm Source : http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/members-corner/42056-ofb-315-rifle-makeover-indian-company.html ============== If proper research done to make solution to the existing problem at hand, That is to have a way to own Semi-automatic firearm without making major modification to the existing IOF firearms, And yes such solutions are available .. There are foreign companies that make Pistol - Carbine kits, This Kits can be produce at India for Indian specific firearms like IOF .32 Pistols and Revolvers so does .22 LR revolver , Here is the detail with Pictures and Vids ==========================>>>>>>>> RONI Pistol - Carbine Conversion kit And many more like it ---------------------->> ========================================= ========================================= A crude idea of what i am trying to convey via this diagram > If such modifications can be available well within Indian Laws then we can have Semi-automatic carbine to civilians .. Such modification is beneficial for both eager customers and company which can make it, This will be a hit if done properly ..