Whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv seeks appointment in Lokpal
Citing his relentless fight against corruption, whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi has sought deputation in the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.
New Delhi: Citing his relentless fight against corruption, whistleblower bureaucrat Sanjiv Chaturvedi has sought deputation in the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal.
The 2002 batch Indian Forest Service officer, who made headlines during his tenure as the Chief Vigilance Officer of AIIMS, Delhi, has written a letter to the Lokpal seeking deputation to serve in its investigation branch.
"I belong to a respectable family of freedom fighters and my entire career has been that of persistent struggle and resistance against corruption of high and mighty of ruling establishment, with unflinching commitment in the face of relentless persecution of all form," he has said in his letter, written via the Uttarakhand government.
Chaturvedi is at present serving as Conservator of Forest (Research) at Haldwani, Uttarakhand.
Winner of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2015 for his fight against corruption, Mr Chaturvedi highlighted in the letter some prominent cases investigated by him during his tenure as CVO of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi and when he was posted in Haryana, and the appreciation received by him from various Constitutional authorities.