He is cuurently the Chairman-Board Of Governors at IIT Patna and NIFFT Ranchi. Beginning his career in 1972, Ajai Chowdhry worked with DCM and Data Products. He works closely with the Government of India, for various endeavors and initiatives. He has been part of several Government Of India committees.These endeavors aim at increasing IT proliferation in India, and also towards facilitating the growth of the IT and Electronics industry in India. Ajai Chowdhry is a member of National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council(NMCC), which is an apex body providing advisory inputs for shaping governmenmt policy. He is the Chairman of CII National Committee on Technology and also panelist on the USC Forum on Globalizationand Innovation.