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The Ports Department, which was supposed to initiate action against the officer, has not made any move in that regard so far.
Across the world, natural calamities and the reconstruction processes give rise to huge corruption scandals.
The decision has assumed significance as Asthana would go for central deputation from next month.
He also empathised the life of Azhikode in denying major plum posts to him by the then governments.
Though he preferred to maintain the contents confidential, sources said the book will have chapters dedicated to his professional life and his life experiences.
A panel headed by Additional Chief Secretary Subrata Biswas had found that the senior, 1985-batch IPS officer had violated service rules in writing 'Sraavukalkoppam Neenthumbol.'
A website is a strong platform where one can express his thoughts and insights, and build an image. Celebrities had realised its reach long ago, and police officers are following suit.
The HC on Tuesday directed former VACB director Jacob Thomas to personally appear before the court on April 2.
The Kerala High Court on Tuesday summoned suspended Director General of Police Jacob Thomas to appear before it on April 2.
A decision has been taken to initiate action against the former Vigilance director after a committee found that Jacob Thomas violated service rules by publishing a service story.
Kerala HC takes a dig at former Vigilance Director Jacob Thomas for seeking refuge under the Whistle Blowers Protection Act
The court issued the order on the petition filed by Thomas seeking to restore protection against victimisation, humiliation, retaliation and harassment under the Act.
Jacob Thomas came down heavily on repeated criticisms made by the judiciary against him in various cases, including the Pattoor case.
Government sources said that the DGP is likely to face severe action even though he is under suspension.
DGP Jacob Thomas, who publicly criticised the government for its handling of the Cyclone Ockhi disaster, will have to face disciplinary action as the latter is not satisfied.
Thomas is under suspension for openly criticising the government for its handling of fishermen-related issues post-Cyclone Ockhi.