About VIFD

VANITA INSTITUTE OF FASHION & DESIGN (Vanita Polytechnic), Lahurabir, Varanasi, emerged as one of the leading institute in our region under the aegis of K.A.A. . VIFD is an institute impacting education in the field of Fashion, Textile, Beauty and Computers etc, besides offering a large number of vocational training stream.

The rapid demand of fashion field in domestic and international market we are affiliated to SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai for B. Design Degree Courses We are also Affiliated to NIOS (An autonomous Institution under MHRD, Govt. of India) for various vocational courses.

We aim to create new frontier of knowledge in the field of Technology, Production, Communication and developing ethical, dependable entrepreneurial and socially sensitive leaders in respective field.


  1. To create top quality human recourse in order to enhance the productivity in technology of fashion and design.
  2. To design, develop and deliver- cutting-edge education and training programs for professionals in the related industries.
  3. To take a leadership role in promoting the growth of fashion technology.
  4. To provide support for research, consultancy and development activities in various job oriented courses special emphasis in the field of Fashion and Design.


  1. To provide learning and training facilities to girls for pursuing their careers in demand.

  2. To promote knowledge through research both applied and conceptual, relevant to fashion and design and in various areas of skill development courses.

  3. To collaborate with other institutions in India and Abroad with a view to further professionalizing education, in a meaning full manner.


Kashi Anathalay was founded in 1926 with the aim to provide shelter to infants, children and disadvantaged women disowned by their families. To make them self dependent .It was decided to provide them vocational education .15th October 1991 Vanita Polytechnic was established. Several Diploma and certificate courses were started. In 2015 the name of the Institution was change to Vanita Institution Of Fashion and Design (VIFD) is running various courses of National Institute of Schooling (NIOS) from 2001. Considering the current demand in the country VIFD introduced 4 Years Bachelor Degree courses in B. Design Fashion Design and Fashion Communication under the umbrella of highly reputed SNDT Women’s University Mumbai, South East Asia’s first women’s university .VIFD also arranges for scholarship for desiring students by Shri Govind ji Deo Trust, Kolkata.


Considering desire as primary motivation for the generation of narratives is a useful concept.

Mr. Arvind Kumar


Mr. Kumar Agrawal


Mr. Arvind Shukla

Jt. Secretary

Dr. (Mrs.) Annapurna Shukla

Hony. Founder Director

Mrs. Indira Mishra

Asst. Director

Prof. Rai Kalyan Krishna


Mr. Dev Das Agrawal


Dr. Rubi Shah


Mrs. Manju Agrawal


Mrs. Veena Agrawal


Mrs. Nandini Agrawal


Dr. (Mrs.) Mitali Dev


Mr. Rai Anurag Chandra