Enforcement Directorate



The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) is a law enforcement agency and economic intelligence agency responsible for enforcing economic laws and fighting economic crime in India. It is part of the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government Of India. It is composed of officers from the Indian Revenue Service, Indian Corporate Law Service, Indian Police Service and the Indian Administrative Service as well as promoted officers from its own cadre. The origin of this Directorate goes back to 1 May 1956, when an ‘Enforcement Unit’ was formed, in Department of Economic Affairs, for handling Exchange Control Laws violations under Foreign Exchange Regulation Act, 1947. In the year 1957, this Unit was renamed as ‘Enforcement Directorate’. Sanjay Kumar Mishra former Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, New Delhi was appointed as ED chief in the rank of Secretary to Government of India.

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Widespread protests,which turned violent at many places, rocked Kerala on Saturday as the Opposition Congress and BJP workers went on the warpath, demanding the..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has seized properties worth Rs.89.19 crore belonging to DMK Lok Sabha MP Jagathrakshakan and his family members...
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

The Enforcement Directorate interrogated Kerala minister KT Jaleel in connection with gold smuggling case, said officials on Friday. The ED officials..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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