N.S. Rana was born in Delhi in 1951. He did BFA in Sculpture and Diploma in Commercial Art, Sharda Ukil of Arts, Delhi. His participations include AIFACS Annuals, Shaitya Kala Parishad, UP All India Art Exhibition, Aakar Group, Delhi; UNESCO, Delhi among many others. He has been Awarded Crafts Council UNESCO,
Sr. Fellowship by Ministry of H.R.D., Government of India; S.K.P. Delhi; AIFACS, Delhi among many others. Presently: Head, Sculpture Deptt, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, New Delhi. His works are in prestigious collections like Lalit Kala Academy, NGMA, SKP, Delhi, Godrej, Ernst & Young, Nikko Hotels & many private collections in India & Abroad. He works in Delhi.