Ajay Kadam started Atharva Group in 1991. He studied in the Arizona State University from year 1988 to 1990 for his masters degree in structural engineering. He graduated in May 1991 with a Grade Point Average of 4.0 and ranked first in the University. During his studies he and Prof. Apostolos Fafitis were engaged in a research project on earthquake resistant bridge bearings. In 1991 he published technical papers in ASCE and ACI journal on non-linear structural analysis of R C frames and the importance of strong columns weak beam concept. He had developed a computer program for the nonlinear structural analysis of reinforced concrete frames. He has now developed a software for three dimensional analysis and design of reinforced concrete structures.

Atharva Group has constructed many institutional, residential, commercial and industrial buildings since 1991. Three institutional buildings of about three hundred thousand square feet for Vidya Pratishthan Baramati. Three hostel building of about two hundred thousand square feet for Maharshi Karve Shtree Shikshan Sanstha Pune. Engineering college and Hostel building for Dnyan Kala Krida Sanstha Kalamb. And many other prestigious projects are constructed by Atharva Group.