Pr. Director General

Shri Alok Tewari

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) is the premier intelligence and enforcement agency of the Government of India on anti-smuggling matters...

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03.08.2022 DRI seizes 7.138 kg of foreign-origin gold from two passengers travelling in a public bus along the Pallel-Imphal road.

03.08.2022 DRI unearths Customs duty evasion of Rs. 2217 crores by Vivo Mobile India.

31.07.2022 DRI seizes 661 kg of Ephedrine and 5200 kg of raw materials valued at Rs. 133 crores in the international illicit market from a clandestine factory in Yamunanagar Haryana.

30.07.2022 DRI seizes 2.45 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Jaipur International Airport.

28.07.2022 DRI seizes 2.32 kg of foreign-origin gold concealed in a vehicle near Pallel village Manipur.

27.07.2022 DRI seizes 2.108 kg cocaine valued at over Rs 20 crores in the international illicit market from the checked-in baggage of a passenger at IGI Airport New Delhi.

27.07.2022 DRI seizes 2.333 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at IGI Airport New Delhi.

26.07.2022 DRI seizes 1.826 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger who had just boarded Sealdah-New Delhi Rajdhani Express.

24.07.2022 DRI seizes 8.5 kg of foreign-origin gold from two persons at Ahmedabad International Airport.

24.07.2022 DRI seizes 9 05 600 sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from two container trucks in Guwahati.

20.07.2022 DRI seizes 13.525 MT of Red Sanders logs from an export-bound container near Chennai.

20.07.2022 DRI seizes 5 50 080 sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from courier consignments in transit from Tezpur Assam to sorting hubs at Gurgaon Agra and Kolkata.

20.07.2022 DRI seizes 1179.10 kgs cannabis and 513 bottles of Eskuf Syrup from a house near India-Bangladesh Border in Matinagar village District Sepahijila Tripura

18.07.2022- DRI seizes 3.872 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at NSCB International Airport Kolkata.

17.07.2022- DRI seizes 1.758 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Kolkata Railway Station.

16.07. 2022 DRI seizes 3.5 lakh sticks of foreign-origin cigarettes from a house in Raipur

15.07.2022- DRI seizes 1171.600 grams of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Barauni Junction near Begusarai Bihar.

13.07.2022- DRI unearths Customs duty evasion of Rs. 4389 crores by Oppo India.

13.07.2022- DRI seizes 4.867 kg of foreign-origin gold on Kolkata-Dhanbad Highway.

12.07.2022- DRI seizes 1992 grams of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Ghaziabad Railway Station.

12.07.2022- DRI seizes 1991.77 grams of foreign-origin gold from a passenger at Kamakhya Railway Station Guwahati.

11.07.2022- DRI seizes 605 kg of ganja near Malidor District Cachar Assam.

10.07.2022- DRI seizes 4.229 MT of Red Sanders in Sanand Gujarat.

09.07.2022- DRI seizes 3894 grams of foreign-origin gold from baggage of two passengers at Ahmedabad International Airport.

08.07.2022- DRI seizes 4.089 kg of foreign-origin gold near Bongaon West Bengal.

08.07.2022- DRI seizes 848.12 grams of foreign-origin gold at Chandigarh Airport.

07.07.2022- DRI seizes 2297.840 grams of foreign-origin gold and 300 kg foreign-origin silver near Lucknow.

06.07.2022- DRI seizes Rs. 85.61 lakh worth of assorted foreign currency from a passenger at Trichy airport.

05.07.2022- DRI seizes 2.532 kg of foreign-origin gold from two passengers at Chennai Airport.

03.07.2022- DRI seizes 317.145 kg of ganja from a truck near Begusarai Bihar.

02.07.2022- DRI seizes 572.970 kg of ganja from a truck on Lucknow-Rai Bareilly Highway near Lucknow.

30.06.2022- DRI seizes 1982.340 grams of foreign-origin gold and bullion at Gaya Railway Station.

29.06.2022- DRI seized 4.6 kg of gold of foreign origin at Jaipur Airport.

28.06.2022- DRI seized 6.51 kg of gold of foreign origin valued at Rs. 3.40 crores in Guwahati.

28.06.2022- DRI seized 6 kg of gold of foreign origin valued at Rs. 2.76 crores at New Delhi Railway Station.

23.06.2022- DRI seized 15.54 kg of gold bars and 7.033 kg gold in paste form of foreign origin valued at Rs. 8.02 crores in Tamil Nadu.

16.06.2022- DRI seized 7.45 kg of gold of foreign origin valued at Rs. 3.82 crores on the outskirts of Kolkata.

15.06.2022- DRI seized 7.46 kg of gold of foreign origin valued at Rs. 3.89 crores at Sonapur Karmrup Assam.

15.06.2022- DRI seized 4.9 kg of gold of foreign origin valued at Rs. 2.58 crores in Mumbai.

13.06.2022- DRI seized 9.80 kg Pangolin scales valued at Rs. 14.70 lakhs in the illicit market in Guwahati.

10.06.2022- DRI seized 19.27 MT of areca nuts valued at Rs 0.81 crores in Chennai.

09.06.2022- DRI seized 247 kg ganja valued at Rs 0.50 crore in the illicit market on the outskirts of Ludhiana.

08.06.2022- DRI seized foreign currency valued at Rs. 1 crore at Chandigarh International Airport.

06.06.2022- DRI seized 2.42 kg of gold of foreign origin valued at Rs. 1.25 crores in Kolkata.

06.06.2022- DRI seized 5.83 kg of gold of foreign origin valued at Rs. 3.05 crores in Kolkata.

06.06.2022- DRI seized 6.90 kg cocaine at CSI Airport Mumbai valued at Rs. 69 crores in the international illicit market.

04.06.2022- DRI seized 402.50 kg of ganja valued at Rs. 0.60 crores in the illicit market in Lucknow.

02.06.2022- DRI seized 4.16 lakh cigarette sticks of foreign origin valued at Rs. 0.62 crores.

01.06.2022- DRI seized 0.5 kg of Heroin and 1 kg of Methamphetamine at Siliguri which is valued at Rs. 2.50 crore and Rs 0.5 crore respectively in the international illicit market.

04.06.2022- DRI seized 402.50 kg of Ganja valued at Rs. 60.37 lakhs at Mohanlal ganj UP

02.06.2022- DRI seized 4 16 600 cigarettes sticks 658 pieces of cosmetics items and 3510 kg of poppy seeds of foreign origin valued at Rs. 61.76 lakhs Rs. 8.51 lakhs and Rs. 35.10 lakhs repectively at Aizawl

01.06.2022- DRI seized 500 gm Heroin and 1 kg Methamphetamine vauled at Rs. 2.50 crores and Rs. 50 lakhs respectively at Siliguri

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DRI Events

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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