Veteran IAF officer, a Software IIT alumni, Electrical & Aeronautical engineer, Now an Accordionist & a Published Author

Mikerana – the blogger

Veteran IAF officer, a Software IIT alumni, Electrical & Aeronautical engineer, Now an Accordionist & a Published Author

mikerana@gmail.com   +91 9910 877 966

Mike Rana an ex-IAF officer, a software engineer from Indian Institute of Technology – Bombay, and electrical and aeronautical engineer from Punjab Engineering College, is now a published author and he plays on accordion. To his credit are two non-fiction books on politics (A Citizens’ Manifesto – 2011, 640 pages) and (A Wonderful World – 2014, 346 pages), one fiction novel (The Himalayan Swami – 2017, 276 pages). He has a large presence on social networks LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, WordPress, Speaking Tree, and e-Zine. He is the creative founder of an online magazine ‘eFingertip’ on WordPress.

In his career of Thirty-Nine golden years, he served twenty-nine in the Indian Air Force, and ten in the corporate, out of which seven years were in Amdocs Cyprus. Mike Rana has received several awards from the Government of India, including a Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) for work on projects on large database and real time embedded systems. He also has the distinction of receiving  multiple awards for his writings on information technology by the Computer Society of India.

A summary of his current works is available below

Social Network activities

Activities on the web

May be I should clarify the following. There are four standalone blogs or mikerana

  1. http://mikerana.com/ mikerana is my personal domain. The blogs appearing here are a bit on the heavy side for study. I am sure the intelligent ones will like it. The topics are social, political, governance or general. The site has long term effect pages and short term posts and all of these are arranged separately.
  2. https://efingertip.wordpress.com/ – e Fingertip is an entertainment and lifestyle magazine for those who prefer light reading. The subject categories here are live events, fashion, people, playlists, and singers etc. Some less common are the knowledge or wisdom, selling items by categories and food. For these special pages exist on the site. Different types of items appear as posts. A Facebook page efingertip appears that has over 700 members now.
  3. https://mikeranatravels.wordpress.com/ – Mikeranatravels – Contains photographs and description of most of my travels around the world. A book has been planned to include some of these travelogues.
  4. https://mikerana.blogspot.in/ – is my blogger site at google

Those want to contribute articles or stories of general interest must first get their names registered as authors on the eFingertip site   or they could send me their work at mikerana@gmail.com

About eFingertip Magazine

eFingertip is a great reading experience from the armchair in your living room. We prefer to call it an interactive e-magazine, since it captures your opinions, thoughts and responses, and broadcasts it to an appreciable number of readers globally.

Articles, stories and scripts published herein are forwarded to more than 10,000 readers, most of them are active on WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, google+, and WordPress. Others are reached be reached by email.


  1. eFingertip is an interactive e-magazine promoting personal and product brands.
  2. It is a hub center for important external bloggers and sites.
  3. It provides selected news, views, opinions that are of interest to our following.
  4. It captures the changing trends and distributes that information to our readers.
  5. It establishes own authors for articles and stories according to the guidelines provided.
  6. It is a forum for editing manuscripts and for reviewing published books. Arrangements can be made for publishing the manuscripts.
  7. The guidelines for eFingertip reviews are given here eFingertip Guidelines
  8. If SEO (Search Engine Optimization) concepts are followed by the authors, their articles, stories and reviews published here will be available for search by you or by the international search engines.
  9. It provides useful links to selected governmental, tourism and news websites as well as to the leading e-magazines of international recognition.
  10. You can listen to eFingertip recommended music on you-tube channel  Jyotsna Music Channel in a number of playlists of eternal popularity
  11. Sellers can advertise their pages or sites on eFingertip site
  12. eFingertip fast track workshops bring you up to date with the latest in social networking and optimizing your reach for personal connections as well as for sales and marketing related activities.

 Membership & Promotion

Then this is what you should do …

  1. First re-read what is written above
  2. Add more and more friends to the Facebook group Delhi-NCR Metropolitan here

Metropolitan group

  1. Those in cities outside of Delhi NCR have been placed in the Facebook group Cosmopolitan, so add friends there

The cosmopolitan Group

  1. Then please like the Facebook page eFingertip. It is just one of the activities of eFingertip

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