Q.3) Analyse the challenges and opportunities inherent in the push for indigenisation of defence production in India. Also, identify the measures through which indigenous manufacturing of defence equipments is being encouraged by the Government. (15 Marks)

“Mentor’s Comments” Introduce in brief the need for indigenisation of defence production in India. In Body first discuss the challenges faced in achieving the indigenisation of defence production. Then mention the opportunities available for the same. Discuss the measures taken to encourage the indigenisation of defence production. Conclude Suitably.