Dr. M.K. Rana, M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Vegetable Science and presently working as Professor in the Department of Vegetable Science, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. He is also served as Lecturer Agriculture in NCERT Regional College of Education, at Ajmer, Rajasthan. He is specialized in the field of abiotic stress, vegetable physiology and post-harvest technology and processing of vegetables. He has an excellent experience of 24 years in the field of teaching in CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, and as teacher, he has taught more than 20 different courses to the student of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate classes, delivered several lectures in the trainings and given talks on radio as well as on television on different topics related to vegetable science.
Dr. Rana has been awarded ICAR Team Research Award for the year 1993-94 in recognition of his outstanding research contribution in the field of abiotic stress and University Best Teacher award for the year 2004-05 in recognition of his dedicated service rendered in the university. He had the opportunity to visit Michigan State University for three months training in the field of Post-harvest Handling and Processing of Fruits and Vegetables. He has been member secretary of the Board of Subject Matter Area Committee (ICAR).