Government of India, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence

Directorate of Revenue Intelligence


What We Do

As the apex intelligence organization of Indian Customs, it is the prime responsibility of DRI to enforce the provisions of the Customs Act, 1962.

The charter of duties of the DRI includes collection, collation, analysis and dissemination of intelligence relating to smuggling. It also, in cases having pan-India repercussions, works out such intelligence on its own. DRI has over the years, built up a formidable reputation as the premier agency in the field of anti-smuggling on account of its accumulated body of work. DRI has established a vast intelligence gathering network which relies heavily on traditional human intelligence resources as well as contemporary intelligence gathering tools.


You Can Help Us

Government functions with the help of the taxes collected from the citizens. Evasion of taxes is a matter of concern.To enhance the detection of evasion, Government has framed the system of rewards to the people who help in the detection of the tax evasion. The following are a few guidelines for the people who like to help detection of Customs Duty evasion/frauds:

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.

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Last Updated: Sunday, May 28, 2017