Mr. Amitabh is an entrepreneur working in the field of fashion and fabric industry. He is an engineering graduate by education and entrepreneur by choice. He is also Governing council member and treasure in School of Management Sciences Society. A philanthropic society which runs Management, Engineering and Fashion Technology institutions in Varanasi and Lucknow.
Mr. Amitabh is CEO of SMS Institute of Fashion Design and Technology, an institution which is dedicated to providing quality fashion education to young students and give them opportunities to pursue their career with the fashion industry and also provide opportunities and support to set up their own start up.
Mr. Amitabh, the Managing Director of Sorreal Systems Pvt. Ltd. SSPL is a leading name in Banaras Silk fabric manufacturing industry. He is the President of Eastern UP Exporters Association, the largest association of exporters in this part of the country. He has the rare honor of presiding this prestigious organization twice. During his earlier tenure as presidentship he has encouraged many weavers to become part of this elite body of exporters.
Sorreal System Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading design houses in Varanasi. It has many expert designers who bring out exclusive and new designs and is among the finest design houses of Varanasi. Sorreal Systems is providing direct employment to 100s of weavers, whom it considers as its partners.
Sorreal Systems Pvt. Ltd. is also coming up with a Fashion and Design Institute in association with its mother organization, School of Management Sciences. This institute would further help the business interest of Banaras fabric and provide avenues to artisans, weavers and designers.



Krishna Kant Bajpai, the Director of SIFDT, is an IT, Management and Documentary Film Making professional, with over 30 years of experience. He is also a professional photographer, specializing in Fashion, Portrait and Street photography. He is also part of the team of the film production house 24Ours as Creative Producer.
He has worked with NIIT, CMC, Jetking and is currently with SMS Group of Institutions since last 23 years, the mother organization of SIFDT. He provides Management consultancy, in Branding, Positioning, Digital Marketing, conducts marketing and other researches for private and Govt. organizations.
He also writes songs, stories and scripts for films. Currently he is working on a film script based on Banaras and Kabir in contemporary context. He is also working on a TV series on Sufis. He is a prolific writer and poet and blogger ( ). He also gives lectures on leadership, motivation and other management related subjects.
He is a painter and does pencil and pen sketching. He also makes clay sculptures. He is music lover, he likes to listen to Indian and Western Classical, Jazz, Ghazals and Hindi film songs.


Shubham Kumar Verma

A Graduate from reputed FDDI. Shubham has extensive industry experience in various profiles associated with the business of fashion and design. Shubham has worked as an Assistant Fashion designer with illustrious designer Ms. Reena Dhaka. following which he worked with CityKart Pvt. Ltd. as Visual Merchandiser, before joining Liberty Pvt. Limited as Graphic Designer.

Mr. Shubham is an expert in Design Software such as CorelDRAW, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, he is also adept in Pattern Making and Sewing Technology

Janhavi Yadav
Fashion Faculty & Manager Corporate Relations

Graduated from NIFT Kolkata in Bachelor’s of design specifically in Leather design, Janhavi’s design journey from studying from one college to teaching in another has been explorative, she had worked as a designer and merchandiser for Leather export houses in Kolkata. She is a movie buff and loves both Hollywood and Hindi Films, though her favorite actor is classic British actress, Audrey Hepburn. In Fashion, Styling and design process are her core area of interest.

Aditi Baranwal
Academic Counselor

A Fashion design professional. Aditi has expertise in the areas of color matching, fashion illustration, embroidery and garment construction. She is a arts graduate and has music, dancing and travelling as her hobbies. Aditi is a good communicator and has a natural flair for counselling.