Articles tagged under: Statue of Unity

PM to dedicate world’s tallest statue on birth-anniversary of Sardar Patel in Gujarat

July 08, 2018
PM to dedicate world’s tallest statue on birth-anniversary of Sardar Patel in Gujarat

Bharuch: Gujarat Chief Minister Rupani today reviewed the ongoing construction work on constructing world’s tallest statue – ‘Statue of Unity – of India’s Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Sadhu bet of Kevadia Colony, near Sardar Sarovar Dam. He said that the state government is speeding up the construction works of the statue as it is going to be dedicated to the people by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi on forthcoming Birth-Anniversary of Sardar Saheb on October 31. The statue...Read More

Possession of land for service building of Shreshtha Bharat Bhavan taken

June 18, 2018
Possession of land for service building of Shreshtha Bharat Bhavan taken

Bharuch: Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd(SSNNL) staff took possession of land for construction of service building of Shreshtha Bharat Bhavan in Kevadia Colony. About 80 police men gave security cover to SSNNL team. According to incharge police sub inspector of Kevin Mr. MB Vasava, the L&T company is constructing the Shreshtha Bharat Bhavan, a residential facility for tourists who would visit the tallest statue of the world - the statue of unity here. Possession of land for construction of serv...Read More

85% portion of Statue of Unity ready; Inauguration on 31st October

June 12, 2018
85% portion of Statue of Unity ready; Inauguration on 31st October

Vadodara: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to dedicate the 182-meter tall Statue of Unity on October 31, the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The foundation of the statue was laid at Sadhu Bet, 3.32 km from Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river at Kevadia colony by Modi as then chief minister of Gujarat, on October 31, 2013. The statue is 85% complete. Fixing of outermost bronze layer parts is going on at present. The 'dhoti' part of statue is nearly complete with ...Read More

Smriti Irani visits Statue of Unity, Narmada dam sites

March 25, 2018
Smriti Irani visits Statue of Unity, Narmada dam sites

Bharuch: Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani today visited the site in Narmada district of Gujarat where a giant statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel -- touted to be the tallest in the world when completed -- is being constructed. The statue is expected to be inaugurated on October 31 this year, the birth anniversary of the country's first home minister. She also visited Narmada Dam at nearby Kevadiya and inspected the radial gates which have been installed to increase the dam's height, a gove...Read More

Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

February 19, 2018
Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

Bharuch: The Prime Minister is likely to dedicate the Statue of Unity - world's tallest statue at Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam site on October 31st this year. Along with the statue and museum, the Prime Minister will also dedicate another tourist attraction - valley of flowers. The government has released Rs 6 crore of Rs 12 crore grant approved for the valley of flowers project. While Rs 3 crore was spent last year, another Rs 3 crore have been spent this year. The Prime Minister had sugg...Read More

Railways seek speedy acquisition for Chandod-Kevadiya broad gauge

January 28, 2018
Railways seek speedy acquisition for Chandod-Kevadiya broad gauge

Gandhinagar: Railway officials met Chief Secretary JN Singh and demanded his intervention for speedy and smooth acquisition of land to implement the Dabhoi-Kevadia broad gauge railway line project. Dabhoi-Kevadia railway line involves Dabhoi-Chandod and Chandod-Kevadia colony stretches. Dabhoi-Chandod stretch has allready a narrow gage line which needs to be converted to broad gauge. However Chandod-Kevadia Colony stretch will need fresh land acquisition to lay new railway line. Two district...Read More

Prime Minister inspects progress of ‘Statue of Unity’ on his birthday

September 17, 2017
Prime Minister inspects progress of ‘Statue of Unity’ on his birthday

  Bharuch: Prime Minister Mr.Narendrabhai Modi, on his 67th birthday, personally visited the progress of the ‘Statue of Unity’ which is being built in the memory of the Iron Man of India SardarVallabhbhai Patel at Sadhu Bet in the Narmada River Valley after inaugurating the SardarSarovar Dam. Minister for Road Transport & Highways for the Central Government Mr.NitinGadkari, Gujarat Chief Minister Mr.Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Mr.Nitinbhai Patel, former Chief Minister ...Read More

Highlights of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address at Dabhoi

September 17, 2017

Dabhoi: - If Sardar Patel and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar had lived longer the dam could be completed in 1960s or 1970 benefitting all western states. While Sardar saheb saw dream for this dam, Dr. Ambedkar in his short tenure as minister introduced many projects related to water. - Hardships suffered by this project were unmatched. World Bank decided it would not give fund for Sardar Sarovar. Such a big project was not possible without its aid. Those into false propoganda had spread lies...Read More

Oil PSUs likely to contribute Rs 200 crore for Statue of Unity project

June 06, 2017
Oil PSUs likely to contribute Rs 200 crore for Statue of Unity project

Gandhinagar: According to a report in Indian Express, oil and gas PSUs will through their Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) funds collectively contribute at least Rs 200 crore for the Statue of Unity, the 182-metre-tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel which is being installed at the Sadhu Bet island, 3.5 km south of the Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in Narmada district of Central Gujarat. While Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will contribute Rs 50 cror...Read More

Works start for four laning of highway to Statue of Unity

April 01, 2017
Works start for four laning of highway to Statue of Unity

Rajpipla: Minister of State in central government Mansukh Mandavia today launched the works for Rs 223 crore four laning of national highway number 56 stretch connecting Devaliya and Rajpipla(Statue of Unity). Mandavia said the government had earlier taken up Dabhoi-Devalia and Rajpipla-Ankleshwar foud laning works at a cost of Rs 700 crore. Today Rs 223 crore works are launched for four laning of Devalia-Rajpipla highway. In addition to this approvals are given for Rs 44 crore new bridge co...Read More

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