New Delhi: In less than two days after taking oath, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has written to the Centre seeking services of IFS officer Sanjeev Chaturvedi, who is likely to head the anti-corruption branch of Delhi government.
Chaturvedi is currently serving as the deputy director of AIIMS. Kejriwal has sought services of the IFS officer in Delhi government as an Officer on Special Duty.
The anti-graft body is controlled directly by the chief minister.
In the February 16 letter to Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar, who is the cadre controlling officer of all the Indian Forest Services officers, Kejriwal has asked his intervention into the matter.
“The services of Sanjeev Chaturvedi, IFS (Haryana:2002), who is presently posted as the Deputy Secretary, AIIMS, New Delhi, on Central Deputation, are urgently required to work as Officer on Special Duty (OSD), in the Chief Minister's Office. Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi. The consent of the officer is also enclosed in the letter.
“I would be highly obliged if you could personally look into the matter and get the requisite orders issued at the earliest,” said a letter written by Kejriwal to Javdekar.
Sources said now Javedkar has to seek approval of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the government of Haryana. It will then be forwarded to the Cabinet Committee on Appointment headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.