This is the second such letter written by the Union health ministry to the DoPT seeking filling up of vacant posts.
The DoPT has also asked government departments to issue necessary guidelines for all employees including those of sub-ordinate offices to promote the use of Y-Break.
The details of officials have been sought under rule FR 56(J) and rule 48 of CSS (pensions). DoPT sought inputs from the ministries during the first week of August.
Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said a committee of three officials may be constituted to consider the applications and recommend individual applicants for grant of appointments.
In 2018, Verma had courted controversy when he had a fallout with the then special director Rakesh Asthana.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has sent Bandyopadhyay, now an advisor to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a "memorandum" mentioning the charges.