The decision comes amidst accusations that top MCI officials were not cooperating with vigilance investigations into scams.
Confidential CBI papers allege corruption and criminal conspiracy against MCI's new secretary.
She resigned 24 hours after CNN-IBN contacted her, asking her whether or not her appointment was legal.
The Health Ministry wanted the MCI board to get an approval for Dr Sangeeta Sharma's appointment.
Sangeeta Sharma resigned alleging "rude and indecent" behaviour meted out to her.
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