Lucknow, December 20: CMS Founder-Director Dr (Mrs) Bharti Gandhi, was honoured with 'Devi Award' by the Home Minister, Hon'ble Mr Rajnath Singh at a grand felicitation function held under the aegis of The Sunday Standard of New Indian Express Newspaper in New Delhi at Hotel ITC Maurya. The award was given for her immense and remarkable contribution in women empowerment and education. Union Home Minister, Hon'ble Mr Rajnath Singh presented a memento and a certificate to Dr Bharti Gandhi in the presence of renowned dignitaries. Dr Gandhi is a well-known figure in academic circles for providing commendable services towards empowering women, bringing about educational excellence, and encouraging innovation in education. A child psychologist and counsellor, she has introduced several novel concepts and methods in teaching children which have revolutionized the entire concept of holistic education making it child-centric, practical and humane than ever before. She firmly believes in child rights, women empowerment and world unity through education. Dr Bharti Gandhi has worked shoulder to shoulder with her husband, Dr Jagdish Gandhi and in their enlightened guidance the school has achieved the high distinction of producing the best results in ISC and ICSE Board Examinations, won the UNESCO prize for peace education 2002 and is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest school in the world in a single city, its number of pupils exceeding 53,000. CMS students have been creating a name for themselves not only in India but in several other countries as well.