11.10.2022- DRI seizes 85.5 lakh cigarettes of foreign origin valued at Rs 17 crores from a container at Mundra port.

10.10.2022- DRI seizes 4 kg of foreign-origin gold from the personal search of a passenger at Calicut International Airport.

08.10.2022- DRI seizes foreign currency valued at Rs 96.82 lakhs from the checked-in baggage of three out bound passengers at Chandigarh Lucknow and Ahmedabad airports.

04.10.2022- DRI seizes 16 kg of heroin valued at Rs 112 crore in the illicit international market from the checked-in baggage of a passenger at CSMI Airport.

03.10.2022- DRI seizes 5.6 kg of foreign-origin gold from six passengers at Coimbatore airport.

02.10.2022- DRI seizes FICN with face value of Rs. 90 000 from a person at Bairiya Bus Stand Muzaffarpur.

01.10.2022- DRI seizes 423 kg of ganja valued at Rs 85 lakhs in the illicit market from a truck that was intercepted near Indore.

01.10.2022- DRI seizes 198 kg crystal methamphetamine ICE and 9 kg cocaine valued at Rs 1476 crore in the illicit international market from a consignment of fruits in Vashi Navi Mumbai.

30.09.2022- DRI seizes 2150 grams of amphetamine pills valued at 6.45 cr in the illicit international market from a courier consignment exported from Brussels.

30.09.2022- DRI seizes 345 kg heroin valued at Rs 1725 in the illicit international market from a container containing liquorice at Nhava Sheva port.

29.09.2022- DRI seizes 2.79 kg of foreign-origin gold from four passengers onboard a bus on Durgapur Expressway.

28.09.2022- DRI seizes 23.23 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger vehicle near Siliguri.

23.09.2022- DRI seizes 2.3 kg of foreign-origin gold from four persons at Sealdah Railway Station.

23.09.2022- DRI seizes 4.31 kg of foreign-origin gold from a two-wheeler near Imphal.

21.09.2022- DRI seizes 483 kg of ganja from a truck at Barauni Zero Mile on NH 122.

21.09.2022- DRI seizes 16.96 kg of foreign-origin gold at Manesar Haryana which was en route from Aizwal Mizoram to Mumbai in a domestic courier consignment.

20.09.2022- DRI seizes 28.57 kg of foreign-origin gold at Patna which was en route from Aizwal Mizoram to Mumbai in a domestic courier consignment.

19.09.2022- DRI seizes 19.93 kg of foreign-origin gold at Bhiwandi Maharashtra which was en route from Aizwal Mizoram to Mumbai in a domestic courier consignment.

17.09.2022- DRI seizes 4.988 kg of foreign-origin gold at Raiganj West Bengal which was concealed in a passenger vehicle.

17.09.2022- DRI seizes 2 lakh pieces of e-cigarettes valued at Rs 48 crores from a container at Mundra port.

16.09.2022- DRI seizes 10.23 MT of Red Sanders logs from an export-bound container at ICD Palwal.

16.09.2022- DRI seizes 1588 grams of cocaine valued at Rs 16 crore in the illicit international market from a passenger intercepted at CSMI Airport which was purged by said passenger.

15.09.2022- DRI seizes 2.5 kg of foreign-origin gold at Basirhat near Kolkata from a motorcycle borne person.

15.09.2022- DRI seizes 1.799 kg of foreign-origin gold at Pt. DDU Railway Junction from a passenger en route to Indore.

14.09.2022- DRI seizes 4.349 kg of foreign-origin gold at New Delhi Railway Station from a passenger travelling in a train.

14.09.2022- DRI seizes 5.025 kg of foreign-origin gold from two persons en route to Madurai by coastal route from Sri Lanka.

13.09.2022- DRI seizes 108.95 MT of INBROM 98 containing Chloropicrin - a SCOMET chemical which was export bound from JNCH Nhava Sheva.

13.09.2022- DRI seizes 19.5 kg of foreign-origin gold which had been smuggled into India from Sri Lanka from a person in Ramnad Tamil Nadu.

13.09.2022- DRI seizes FICN having face value of Rs 12.96 lakhs from a foreign national in New Delhi.

12.09.2022- DRI seizes 667 kg of ganja valued at Rs 1.33 crore in the illicit market from a truck in Diengpasoh village near Shillong.

11.09.2022- DRI seizes 2004 kg of ganja valued at Rs 5 crore in the illicit market from a truck at Lalmati Guwahati.

09.09.2022- DRI seizes 39.5 kg of heroin valued at Rs 275 crores in the illicit international market from a consignment at Kolkata port.

07.09.2022- DRI seizes 387 kg of ganja from a truck at Maiti toll plaza Muzaffarpur.

05.09.2022- DRI seizes 85.6 thousand pieces of e-cigarettes valued at Rs 20 crores in the illicit market from a truck en route from Mundra SEZ to Mumbai via Surat.

01.09.2022- DRI seizes 2.5 kg of foreign-origin gold at CSI Airport Mumbai.

30.08.2022- DRI seizes 7.1 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger vehicle near Indore.

27.08.2022- DRI seizes 2.5 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger en route to Delhi from Gorakhpur via Sultanpur on a bus.

27.08.2022- DRI seizes 6.63 kg of foreign-origin gold from a passenger vehicle near Mantripukhri area Imphal.

26.08.2022- DRI seizes 995 gm of foreign-origin gold from two passengers en route to Patna via Bakhtiyarpur-Patna Highway on a bus.

25.08.2022- DRI seizes 7009 carats of pearls from a passenger at CSI Airport Mumbai.

25.08.2022- DRI seizes 12.64 kg of foreign-origin gold from a residential building in Sealdah area of Kolkata.

23.08.2022- DRI seizes 3.44 kg hypnic weed valued at Rs 1.55 crore in the illicit market from a postal consignment at Foreign Post Office Mumbai.

22.08.2022- DRI seizes two Marmoset monkeys four Tarsier monkeys 141 Iguanas and 12 bearded dragons which were being smuggled into India from a passenger at Chennai International Airport.

19.08.2022- DRI seizes 160 live turtles six Titar / Grey Partridge and 150 birds of different endangered species from a passenger at Unnao Railway Junction.

19.08.2022- DRI seizes 12.92 kg heroin valued at Rs 91 crores in the international illicit market from the checked-in baggage of a passenger at Bengaluru International Airport.

16.08.2022- DRI seizes 4.98 kg of foreign-origin gold from a motorcycle in Chandel District Manipur.

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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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