Reward Scheme

The Government has framed a system of rewards for 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 Central Excise Duty evasion/frauds:

Under the existing Reward Scheme, Government of India grants handsome rewards to informers who provide specific information leading to seizure of goods, currency, bullion or leads to detection of duty evasion including wrong declaration of quantity, description, value etc. The information has to be given in writing addressed to the Head of the department, after affixing the signature/left-hand thumb impression of the person giving the information . The information should contain details of modus operandi being adopted by the tax evader. Details like name & address of the firm, addresses of the key persons, place where records of clandestine clearances are secreted, details of flow of illegal funds are considered important piece of information.

The maximum amount of reward to the informers can be as high as 20% of the duty evasion detected plus 20% of the fine/penalty realized. There is also a provision of sanction of advance reward in suitable cases.

In case you have any specific information to give, you can contact any of the officers of DGCEI. For your convenience the telephone Nos. of Head of Department's have been listed below . Your name and identity will be kept absolutely confidential.

Officer’s Name Designation Phone # (Office)
Dr. Devender Singh Additional Director General
DGCEI (Hqrs.)
Ms. Neerja Shah Additional Director General,
DGCEI, Delhi Zonal Unit
Shri. P.K. Jain Additional Director General,
DGCEI, Ahmedabad
Shri. V.S. Krishnan Additional Director General
DGCEI, Chennai
Ms. Deepa B. Dasgupta Additional Director General
DGCEI, Kolkata
Shri. J. Chaturvedi Additional Director General,
DGCEI, Mumbai
Shri. Surjit Bhujbal Additional Director General
DGCEI, Bangalore
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