It was 2018, the first time he went there for the show IMM presents Chhattisgarh's Next Top Model. Ankit Chauhan along with Prince Narula , Faizal and Miss Esha Ananad Sharma were on the journey panel for the show. He says after that Raipur become a part and parcel of his professional life.
"The city is welcoming and its beauty attracts him. The youth there is extremely talented and he can see it as the new fashion hub in the upcoming years".
He was yet again called in 2019 by Color Production House along with Mr World Rohit Khandelwal and Miss Akshata Sonawane .Mr Chauhan was wholeheartedly welcomed by the audience as the young and dynamic entrepreneur in the entertainment industry. He has been gaining  recognition as someone who is constantly trying to improve the pageant and contribute to the entertainment industry.

 In 2019, YB Entertainment invited him to judge the grand finale of Chhattisgarh Next Super Model 2k19 along with Rannvijay Singha. The next day of CNSM show , he was invited to judge the fashion show of AIIMS Raipur fest called Orianaa with Miss India World, Anukreety Vas.

The regular visits for work continued as in 2020, he was called to judge Mr and Miss Chhattisgarh India Season 7 along with Lopa Mudra Raut , Akshata Sonawane and Aahana Sharma.
"The love that I receive from Chhattisgarh can’t be expressed in words. I look forward to be there soon and connect with the blooming fashionistas", says Ankit Chauhan.