Ajay Mehta joined Indian Railways in 1980 after working briefly for the government instituted Commission for Controls and Subsidies. He was Chief Executive of Seva Mandir from 1990 to 1999. Thereafter he served as the General Secretary of the Association of Voluntary Organization for Rural Development (AVARD) for two years.
His other engagements include a 10 year stint with The National Foundation for India (NFI) as the executive director starting in 2001 and a stint with State Planning Board of Rajasthan.
He is currently a trustee of Seva Mandir and the president of Board of Control of Vidya Bhawan Society.
Recently, an organization called ‘Srijan Mahila Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Vikas Sahkari Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Limited’’., Bhagalpur, Bihar, has been in the news for an alleged scam.
For those who are wondering whether there is any connection between that organization and our Self-Reliant Initiatives through Joint Action (referred to as SRIJAN), we clarify that SRIJAN is in no way connected to or associated with Srijan Mahila Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Vikas Sahkari Sahyog Samiti’/ ‘Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Limited’’., Bhagalpur, Bihar”