Chemistry teacher, Anju Soni, from Jawahar Lal Nehru Government Girls Senior Secondary School, Jawahat Nagar has been awarded Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskar 2014 for Outstanding Teacher in Chemistry. The award was presented on May 29, 2014 by Vice President, Hamid Ansari at FICCI Auditorium in New Delhi. In addition to the award, Anju Soni also received certificate of excellence and Rs. 1 lakh as cash prize. Apart from awarding Anju Soni, Malti Gyan Peeth Puruskar 2014 was presented to 15 other teachers from the state, 3 each in English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Social Science. After the honor, Anju Soni stated that winning this award as a government school teacher would help change the perception of people toward teachers instructing in government schools.