AIIMS ex-CVO Chaturvedi likely to get posting as OSD to Kejriwal
New Delhi: AIIMS deputy director Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who was removed from the post of chief vigilance officer (CVO) at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), is likely to get posted as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) had in April asked the Ministry of Environment to submit cadre clearance and procure NOC from the Union Health Ministry.
Moving a step closer to deputing Indian Forest Service officer, Chaturvedi, to Kejriwal’s office, Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has written to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare seeking No Objection Certificate (NOC) for Chaturvedi.
“The Department of Health and Family Welfare is requested to convey their no objection to the proposal of deputation of Sanjiv Chaturvedi, IFS, as officer on special duty to chief minister Arvind Kejriwal,” said the office memorandum.
Delhi CM Kejriwal sought his services as an officer on special duty and he had on February 16 written to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar for urgently releasing Chaturvedi from his duties to enable him to work as his OSD.
The proposal was held back by the Ministry of Environment and Forests for two months after which it sought the opinion of DoPT on the issue.
The DoPT had on April 29 asked the Environment Ministry to seek the NOC from the Health Ministry so that the proposal could be processed further.
After more than one month the Environment Ministry has sought NOC of the Health minsitry. This is considered to be the last stage after which the file will be sent for approval of Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Chaturvedi was removed from his post as CVO of AIIMS in August last year by the Health Ministry.
Chaturvedi, who is also sought by the Uttarakhand government for the task in dealing with corruption cases.