Chaturvedi, an Indian Forest Service(IFS) Officer, is currently deputy director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences(AIIMS).
Sources said that Delhi government is planning to make Chaturvedi the head of its Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB).
Kejriwal wrote to Union Environment and Forest Minister Prakash Javadekar seeking services of Chaturvedi as an Officer on Special Duty (OSD)in the Chief Minister’s office.
“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,” he said.
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 the letter to Javadekar.
Javadekar directed his officials to “immediately put up the file” regarding Kejriwal’s request.
In an indication that the government would take a positive view on Kejriwal’s request, he also said the NDA government gives “equal importance” to the communication it receives from chief ministers of all states.
“I have asked officials to put up file before me immediately. We give equal importance to the letters, communication we receive from all Chief Ministers,” Javadekar said when asked about Kejriwal’s communication to him.