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. 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’.
Former Civil Aviation Minister and NCP leader Praful Patel was questioned for nearly eight hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) here on Monday in connection with an alleged multi-crore airline.. DNA - Published
BJP MP Nishikant Dubey on Sunday said the Enforcement Directorate (ED), which investigates crimes related to money laundering, should be shifted out of the jurisdiction of the finance ministry and.. IndiaTimes - Published