26.01.2024- DRI seizes elephant tusks weighing 8.986 kg from three persons at Deogarh Odisha.

25.01.2024- DRI seizes 1590 grams of heroin from a vehicle with two occupants near Garo Basti Kamrup Guwahati.

25.01.2024- DRI seizes 16.67 kg gold 39.700 kg silver & 1.54 kg copper concealed inside the cover of the electric meter from an import consignment at foreign post office New Delhi.

24.01.2024- DRI seizes 8.465 kg foreign-origin gold concealed in belts fastened around the waists of five persons of a smuggling syndicate intercepted at Indo-Bangladesh border.

24.01.2024- DRI seizes 6.997 kg foreign-origin gold from a person intercepted near the Indo-Bangladesh border.

24.01.2024- DRI seizes 7.200 kg foreign-origin gold from six persons of a smuggling syndicate coming towards Kolkata from the Border town of Bongaon.

23.01.2024- DRI seizes 880 grams of cocaine from a passenger at IGI Airport New Delhi.

22.01.2024- DRI seizes 4.828 kg foreign-origin gold from a person intercepted at Indo-Bangladesh border.

19.01.2024- DRI seizes 3.140 kg foreign-origin gold from a car intercepted at Chhattisgarh-Odisha Border.

19.01.2024- DRI seizes 628 grams of cocaine from a passenger who had landed at CSMI Airport Mumbai.

19.01.2024- DRI seizes 547 gm of foreign-origin gold 116 apple iPhone and 28 apple watches from a family of four passengers who had landed at Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport Mohali.

13.01.2024- DRI seizes 7.473 kg foreign-origin gold from two cars having five occupants intercepted at Chhattisgarh-Odisha Border.

10.01.2024- DRI seizes 5569 carats of lab grown diamonds concealed inside chocolate packets found inside the baggage of two passengers landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Hyderabad.

10.01.2024- DRI seizes 4106 grams of cocaine from a passenger who had landed at CSMI Airport Mumbai.

09.01.2024- DRI seizes foreign currency valued at Rs. 1.15 crore from a pax intercepted at NSCBI Airport Kolkata.

07.01.2024- DRI seizes 64000 methamphetamine tablets from a car having two occupants intercepted near Srikona Daily Bazar area Silchar.

06.01.2024- DRI seizes 3.320 kg foreign-origin gold from two persons intercepted at Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction railway station Varanasi.

06.01.2024- DRI seizes 3.320 kg foreign-origin gold from a person intercepted at Imphal-Moreh Road Manipuri.

06.01.2024- DRI seizes 1390 grams of cocaine from a passenger who had landed at IGI Airport New Delhi.

06.01.2024- DRI seizes 2.49 kg foreign-origin gold from a person intercepted at Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction railway station Varanasi and seized another 2.490 kg of foreign origin gold in follow up search at a residential premises Karol Bagh New Delhi.

05.01.2024- DRI seizes 3.362 kg foreign-origin gold from a car having three occupants intercepted at Kashi Toll Plaza on Delhi-Meerut Expressway near Meerut city.

03.01.2024- DRI seizes 5.950 kg foreign-origin gold from four passengers who had landed at Chennai International Airport.

03.01.2024- DRI seizes 4.724 kg foreign-origin gold from four passengers who had landed at Chennai International Airport.

29.12.2023- DRI seizes 15.87 lakhs sticks of foreign origin cigarettes from a cargo at Air Cargo Complex Mumbai.

28.12.2023- DRI seizes 20430 sticks of e-cigarettes from premises of a shop in Delhi.

27.12.2023- DRI seizes 1515 grams of cocaine from a passenger who had landed at IGI Airport New Delhi.

27.12.2023- DRI seizes 33.92 lakhs sticks of foreign origin cigarettes from a cargo at Nhava Sheva.

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DRI Events

DRI celebrates 66th Founding Day in Gandhinagar

Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurates the first Global Conference on Cooperation in Enforcement Matters GCCEM in New Delhi

Inaugural Global Conference on Cooperation in Enforcement Matters GCCEM organised by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence DRI concludes in New Delhi with a resolve to reinforce global cooperation in the fight against cross border crimes

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

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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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