29.01.2023- DRI seizes 31.5 lakh sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from a container at Kattupally port.

28.01.2023- DRI seizes 13.4 kg of foreign-origin from three Nepalese national onboard a bus that was intercepted at Jewar Toll Plaza.

27.01.2023- DRI seizes 3 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Kanpur Railway Station.

25.01.2023- DRI seizes 600 gm gold 210 kg khat leaves 5000 e-cigarettes and pods counterfeit Indian cigarettes and other electronic contraband from certain parcels/posts at Foreign Post Office Delhi.

24.01.2023- DRI seizes 54 kg hy onic weed from a cargo consignment declared to contain sink basins at Chennai.

24.01.2023- DRI seizes 17.9 lakh sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from a vehicle intercepted near Cachar District Assam

23.01.2023- DRI seizes 36.9 kg of unaccounted gold from a location in Mumbai which was being used for melting of smuggled foreign-origin gold.

22.01.2023- DRI seizes 6.48 kg of gold paste from three passengers who had landed at Hyderabad International Airport

22.01.2023- DRI seizes 248.9 kg of ganja along with cover cargo of ginger from a truck intercepted at Mokama Bihar.

22.01.2023- DRI seizes 112 kg of ganja from a truck intercepted at Maniyari Bihar.

21.01.2023- DRI seizes 2.273 kg heroin concealed within soap cases from a car intercepted on the outskirts of Dimapur Nagaland.

20.01.2023- DRI seizes 12 kg of foreign-origin gold bars and 20.75 kg jewellery from three passengers who had alighted at Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station New Delhi.

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DRI Events

Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates DRI’s 65th Founding Day Celebrations on 5th December 2022

Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates DRI’s 64th Founding Day Celebrations on 4th December 2021

20th India Nepal DG level talks on extending cooperation to each other in the areas of customs wildlife and other cross border issues held on 19th April 2021.

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Reward Scheme

The Directorate of Revenue intelligence appreciates and encourages information provided by the informers. The inputs by the conscientious citizens of the country helps DRI to prevent the illegal import and commercial frauds, which otherwise are detrimental to the economy of our country. To appreciate and encourage the citizens, monetary reward based on the value of the confiscated goods and penalty realised. The extent of reward depends upon the specificity and accuracy of the information, the risk and trouble undertaken, the extent and nature of the help rendered by the informer, whether information gives clues to persons involved in smuggling, or their associates etc. In exceptional cases the reward to the informers can be as high as 20% of the value of confiscated goods and penalty realised. However, the informer is discouraged from submitting any false information, which is liable to prosecution. The reward is disbursed only after conclusion of adjudication/ appeal/revision proceedings. The final reward is determined on the basis of the net sale proceeds of goods seized/confiscated (if any) and/or the amount of additional duty/fraudulently claimed Drawback recovered plus penalty/fine recovered.

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Mahatma Gandhi Marg, IP Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110002

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