Dr. P.S. Rana

DASA Award Year: 2006 | Degree Year: 1970

Dr. P.S. Rana received his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from IIT Delhi in 1970.  He obtained his P.G. Diploma in Town and Country Planning from  School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi in 1972 and his Ph.D. (Transport Engg. & Management) from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, U.K. in 1983.

Dr. Rana is presently Chairman & Managing Director of Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO). 

Dr. Rana has been actively involved in the field of Housing and Urban Infrastructure and has been instrumental in diversification of HUDCO portfolio,  notably, Joint Ventures, Consultancy Services etc. He has been a pioneer in propagating the concept of regional development through corridor planning and also a supporter of the concept of PURA. Dr. Rana has also been President, Indian Building Congress, Chairman CII National Committee on Disaster Management and many more. 

Dr. Rana has taken keen interest in the growth of his Alma Mater. He has been responsible for the setting up of “National Resource Facility on Bamboo Technology” at IIT Delhi. He has also helped in the setting up of HUDCO Chair Professorship on Bamboo Technology.

In honouring Dr. P.S. Rana, IIT Delhi recognises the significant efforts and contributions made by him for the development and progress of the Institute.