Centre approves SCord to tackle smuggling

  • The Central government has approved Anti-Smuggling National Coordination Centre (SCord) under the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in order tackle smuggling.
  • All the border agencies like BSF, ITBP, Assam Rifles, SSB and Coast Guards would be the members of SCord. 
  • This will help India to formulate a national anti-smuggling policy. On a real-time basis, all these border agencies can share intelligence information in a coordinated manner.