With the overall goal to celebrate the birth of girl child and enable her education ‘BETI BACHAO BETI PADHAO’ scheme has been launched by Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India. The scheme is being implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of HRD. Women & Child Development Corporation is the nodal agency for implementation of this scheme in Bihar. Vaishali is the only district of our state to be selected among the 100 gender critical districts selected under this scheme. A district level workshop was organised in Vaishali on 23-Dec-2015 . The workshop was inaugurated by Dr. N Vijaya Laxmi, Managing Director, Woman Development Corporation, Bihar.