Devinder Singh Rana
Mr. Devender Singh Rana, 48, graduated in Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Kurukshetra (Haryana), in 1986. He was a GSE scholar of Paul Harris Foundation in United States of America, in the year 1993.
An enterprising first generation entrepreneur who is the founder of one of the country’s largest network of Maruti Suzuki Dealerships spread over 31 locations across Northern India in the states of J&K, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi, apart from a Television Network in J&K.
Mr. Rana has also been the Director of the Jammu & Kashmir Bank for six years (1996 to 2002).
Mr. Rana joined politics twelve years ago and was appointed as Media Advisor to the then National Conference President, Mr. Omar Abdullah, in 2001, and got elected as a Member of J&K Legislative Council, in the year 2007, and was re-elected as a Member of J&K Legislative Council in 2013.
Mr. Rana served as the Political Advisor to the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, in the capacity of a Minister of State, from 9th January, 2009 to 14th January, 2013.
He took over as Provincial President, J&K National Conference, Jammu province on the 15th January, 2013.
He is a prolific writer and has many papers to his credit on engineering, management, consumer rights, environment, socio- political affairs and strategic matters.