As our Ex-President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said, “Teaching is a very noble profession that shapes the character, calibre and future of an individual.” Hence, we choose our teaching faculty very carefully. Our faculty comprises well-established professionals with several years of experience in the fashion industry. Read on to know more about our distinguished faculty members.

Dr.Ruchi Mital (Principal)

Dr.Mital has completed her Masters in Medieval Indian History and Ph.D in ‘Costumes & Attire During the Mughal period.’ She began her career as a fashion designer and also completed a course in Fashion Designing & Business & Export Management. At the same time, she pursued courses in Multimedia & Creative Fashion Presentation.

Drawing from her vast experience, she is committed to inspire students to appreciate and understand some of the most sophisticated design aspects of the industry and provide them with a working knowledge of the commercial practicalities of the fashion industry. She has a dynamic personality and has taken RICA to new heights by blending academic, managerial and creative skills

Mrs .Ritu Sangal (Senior Faculty)

Mrs. Ritu Sangal is a senior artist and a Textile Designer with a teaching experience of over 35 years. She has completed her MBA from Allahabad University and is well known for her Tanjore and enamel paintings. She was awarded the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award in 2003 for outstanding services, achievements and contributions. Her able guidance helps students achieve a better understanding of design, colour, placement and textile which enhances their designing skills.


Mr.Devendra Pandey (Senior Faculty)

Mr. Pandey is well versed with CAD software related to Fashion & Textile Design. He has completed his MBA and developed his career as a Fashion Designer. Besides, he is an experienced Design Coordinator and Graphic Designer.

He is committed to the development of RICA as a center for quality teaching, learning and designing. Under his able guidance students are scaling new heights in the field of Computer aided Design & Technology.

Dr Purnima Singh (Senior Faculty)

A freelance Fashion Designer and self-confessed art lover, Dr. Purnima Singh holds a doctorate degree in History. She is also proficient at the intricacies of garment design and fabrication. She is committed to serve RICA for its holistic and visionary growth and development.

Mr.Sunil Pandey (Senior Faculty)

Mr. Sunil Pandey completed his post graduation in Psychology and went on to pursue a PG Diploma in Fashion Technology. He is deft in the art of drafting, sketching and designing. He specializes in Garment Designing and Advanced Apparel Fabrication.

He is committed to the cause of teaching and imparts quality education to the students with emphasis on practical approach towards professional life.

Ms.Pragya Mishra (Faculty)

With a strong focus on Textile and Fashion Designing, this graduate from Kanpur University holds various degrees including a three year diploma in Textile Design and a Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion Technology.

She believes that proper knowledge has to be in pace with the current market trends and inherent individual talents and strives to inculcate employable traits in the students.

Nitika Day (Faculty)

An expert in Embroidery and Fashion Illustration, Nitika Dey completed her graduation from Allahabad University and further pursued a Post Graduate Diploma in Fashion Technology.

She makes teaching and learning and easy process through her interactive teaching methodology.

Pradeep Kumar Singh (Faculty)

Pradeep Kumar Singh is a graduate from Awadh University. His expertise lies in the field of shorthand and typing. Determination and discipline are his forte, which helps him in guiding students to meet their goals

Mr.  Ram Sajeevan ( Clothing Lab Assistant)

He is a Graduate in Fashion Designing from Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University. With over 20 years of experience, he is a master craftsperson. His skills lie in Garment manufacturing and production.

Nisha Singh (Faculty)

Graduate from Agra University she is an expert in cooking different cuisines and a beautician.

Shilpi (Faculty)

Shilpi is a Graduate with a Diploma in Modern Office Management and Secretarial Practice. She supports the implementation and improvements in the teaching supported through regular practical training in Labs and Workshops.

Mr.RadheyShyam Gupta (Senior Office Assistant)

He is a graduate from Allahabad University and a Diploma in Modern Office Management and Secretarial Practice. He has contributed a great deal towards the growth of RICA through his work ethics and commitment.

Mr.Niraj Kumar (Computer Operator)

He is a Post Graduate having done his Masters in Computer Application. Efficiency, hardworking and discipline are his strong points which helps RICA prove a smooth and efficient office system .

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