D.P. Dash takes charge as DRI DG

| Updated: Jul 09, 2017 03:48 IST

New Delhi [India], July 8 (ANI): Debi Prasad Dash has taken over as the Director General of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). An officer of the 1985 batch of Indian Revenue Service (IRS) (Customs), Dash was the acting head of the DRI for the past five months. He has earlier worked in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), New York, Commonwealth Secretariat, London and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). He is a recipient of the President's award for specially distinguished record of service and Merit award from the World Customs Organisation (WCO). He was appointed by the UN Secretary General as the head of the International Panel of Experts of the UN Security Council, monitoring arms embargo, travel ban and financial sanctions in Africa and was a member of the INTERPOL Working Group on Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism. (ANI)