The responsibility for enforcing economic laws and fighting economic crime in India is empowered to The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) which is that the enforcement agency and economic administrative bodyit’s a part of the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. The Directorate was established on 1 May 1956, when an ‘Enforcement Unit’ was formed, in Department of Economic Affairs with an object to Exchange Control Laws violations under exchange Regulation Act, 1947. within the year 1957, this Unit was renamed as ‘Enforcement Directorate’. the pinnacle quarter is in New Delhi and has five regional offices headed by Special Directors of Enforcement in having regional offices Mumbai , Chennai , Kolkata , Chandigarh and Delhi. The Zonal Offices is headed by the administrators are at Ahmedabad, Bangalore , Chandigarh , Chennai , Kochi , Delhi , Panaji, Guwahati , Hyderabad , Jaipur , Jalandhar , Kolkata , Lucknow , Mumbai , Patna and Srinagar. The officers during this organisation are from The Directorate and other officers from different Investigating Agencies, viz., Customs & Central Excise, Income Tax, Police, etc.