Ajay joined Seva Mandir in 1985 and was its Chief Executive from 1990-1999. He then served as the Executive Director of the National Foundation for India for 10 years. He currently sits on a number of boards including the Rajasthan State Planning Board, where he heads a sub-committee dedicated to the voluntary sector. He was educated at Yale University and Jawaharlal Nehru University. Seva Mandir operates in the southern part of Rajasthan. Its work area encompasses 626 villages and 56 Urban Settlements. The main areas of work include Natural Resource Development, Education, Health, Women’s social and economic empowerment, Youth Development, Village Institution Building and promoting Democratic Governance.