Graduated from the Polytechnic Institute of New York, as a Major of Environmental Engineering, in 1976. He worked with M/s Associated Industrial consultants as a senior engineer/in-charge for 3 years, Deputy Engineer with Gujarat Water Pollution control Board in Gandhinagar for 2 years, Assistant Engineer in M/s Tata Consulting Engineers for 1 year, and Junior Engineer with Gujarat Pollution Control Board in Ahmadabad for 1 year. He has over 26 years of experience in working on different kinds of projects. He is also working as a visiting faculty for Graduate Course in Environmental Engineering at L.D College of Environmental Engineering. Mr. Chokhavatia is a registered Professional Engineer in Institute of Engineers of Australia. He is also a member of the Water Pollution Control Federation, USA and International Association of Water Quality, U.K.