Ravi Verma, IRS (Retd.)

Emeritus Resource Faculty, School of Forensics, Risk Management & National Security (SFSRMNS).RRU.
Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC)
Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India

Phone No. – +91 94275 10243

Email – shanker29ravi@gmail.com

Educational Qualifications
  • Investigation under PMLA – Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (As Amended).
  • Hybrid warfare and Terrorist funding.
  • Intelligence, Surveillance, Criminal Profiling, Investigation & Research.
  • Trained Explosive Expert: Bomb Disposal, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
  • Operational Fire Arms expert.
  • Administration, Public Relations, Liaison & Training.
  • Investigation of Financial Crimes & Commercial frauds.
  • Public Policy advocacy reforms.
  • Visiting faculty at the National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics (NACIN), Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India – Vadodara, Gujarat.
  • Visiting faculty at Gujarat Police Academy (GPA) – Karai, Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
  • Empanelled member of the Mock Interview Board for the training and preparation of candidates for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) by Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA) – Ahmedabad, Government of Gujarat.
  • Undergone special Training on “Drug Law Enforcement” conducted jointly by the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) & Government of India.
  • Operational Firearms Expert & Trainer at Customs Preventive wing (Anti-smuggling) Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Directorate of Enforcement (ED)
Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Specially appointed in one of the most prestigious financial intelligence agencies of the Government of India to investigate Financial Crimes, Money Laundering (Under PMLA Act) & Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).
  • Supervised the special Intelligence & electronic surveillance unit to detect any forms of Terrorist funding via Hawala.
  • Attachment of tainted properties of financial fugitives who were under the investigation for money laundering under PMLA Act.
  • Nominated member of various intelligence committees on Costal Security, Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) and Airport surveillance constituted by the Govt. of India to keep surveillance at Pan India level.
  • Worked in collaboration with national and international investigation agencies viz. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Intelligence Bureau (IB), Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) respectively on various cases pertaining to national security and terrorist funding.
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
  • Specially recommended for appointment on deputation to the Narcotics Control Bureau – Ahmedabad Zonal Unit by the Commissioner of Customs (Preventive) & CGST, Ahmedabad HQ for criminal investigation of NDPS nature and Drug Law Enforcement at pan India level.
Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)
Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Appointed by selection to investigate and enforce the prohibition of the smuggling of items including drugs, gold, diamonds, electronics, foreign currency and counterfeit Indian currency.
  • Investigated cases pertaining to the Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act (COFEPOSA), 1974.
Central Goods & Services Tax (C-GST)
Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Posted in the office of the Principal Chief Commissioner of Customs and CGST Ministry of Finance and Government of India, Vadodara Zone to establish and maintain intra departmental coordination and liaison with other Commissionerates (Preventive: Air, Land & Sea) across the entire state of Gujarat.
  • Headed the CGST Nadiad office to enforce the tax law of the newly introduced GST – “One Nation, One Tax” structure an initiative of the Government of India to streamline the Indirect tax regime.
  • Headed the E-Way bill surveillance unit to detect and detain any form of duty evasion by fraudsters.
Directorate General of Vigilance – Customs & Indirect Taxes
Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Conducting Detailed Investigation and vetting of all types of major & minor complaints against departmental officials and their misconduct (If any)
  • Examining the merit of the cases and accordingly escalating them to the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), Government of India and the departments viz. Customs Preventive Wing (Air, Land & Sea), Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) & Directorate General GST Intelligence (DGGI) for invoking disciplinary action and necessary proceedings.
Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) of Customs – Gujarat
Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India
  • Conducted joint operation with The Scotland Yard – Metropolitan Police of the United Kingdom for investigating of drugs smuggling in India.
  • Intercepted and investigated various smuggling activities being carried out via international airport viz. Gold smuggling, bootlegging (Imported liquor) and various other prohibited items.
  • Established special surveillance to monitor the non-scheduled international flights coming in from across the globe.
National Security Guard (NSG)
Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India
  • Specially nominated by the department to undergo training of handling and disposal of Explosives / Improvised Explosive Devices.
  • As an Explosive Expert on Bomb Disposal: Imparted training to various law enforcement agencies viz. State Police, Central Police Organizations (CPO) operating at airports and ports across Gujarat.