Showkhat Khateeb  is civil contractor by profession and holds 22 of experience as Building Contractor. Graduate from G.C.College Ankola Taluk of North Canara Dist. under Karnatak University Dharwad. He Completed his Senior and Secondary schooling at Ankola. Started his career as Building contractor and successfully completed many small and large projects in and around Bhatkal Taluk. Keeping apart his busy professional he is actively involved in many social and cultural activities. He is associated with Vision India Mission Foundation®, The Deccan Welfare Association®, Humanitarian Relief Society ,JCI,  Indian Red Cross Society to name few. He is actively participating in programmes related to communal harmony. He is also associated with Bhatkal Vikas Samiti, whose aim is to Bring all communities together and to conduct welfare programs in the society.

Reading Books, News  Papers and journals, playing indoor games ,delight to learn new things,  adventurous trips and to taste the food of different regions are his hobbies.