The Collector of Surat Rajinder Kumar took the initiative of raising a public subscription for installing a 21' version of the Statue of Unity at Baben, Bardoli to fulfil the vision of an 'Icon of Freedom & Unity' tourism circuit in Gujarat. A purse of Rs.2.4 crores has been raised which will be handed over to the Chairperson of the SVPRET, Smt. Anandiben Patel. The trust will use this money to build the circuit beginning with Baben, Bardoli- the Karma Bhoomi of Sardar Patel.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rashtriya Ekta Trust of Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar requires services of Part time consultants on following temporary positions on contract basis at Office of SVPRET, SSNNL, Block No-12, New Sachivalaya, Gandhinagar, Gujarat for the Statue of Unity Project. Read More
A drilling machine perched atop the 70-metre-high Sadhu Bet in Narmada district has begun to flattened the hillock to prepare way for the laying of the Statue of Unity foundation. Read More
The statue of Unity project is likely to be completed by April 2018. The work order for the same has been given on October 27, 2014.
This was stated by state government in a reply to the question raised by Maninagar MLA Suresh Patel. The government said that the work for the statue is likely to be completed by April 2018. The firm which has been awarded the contract has submitted 93 drawings for the projects and all these designs were under scrutiny. Read More
With the tableaux from various states being showcased at Rajpath in front of US President Barack Obama, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other digintaries present on Republic Day, two of the tableaux are likely to attract a lot of attention. Read More
Ahead of the much-awaited function on Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 7 January 2015, a replica of world's tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is to be constructed near Sardar Sarovar Dam at Mahatma Mandir. Read More
Govt. of Gujarat through Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNNL) is implementing the Statue of Unity Project in Memory of Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, on Sadhu Island on the downstream of Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in the District of Narmada in the State of Gujarat. The Project comprises of construction of a 182 Meter tall statue of Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel along with Viewer’s Gallery, exhibition Centre, Admin cum Hotel Building, Road connecting the Sadhu Island to the Main Land at Kevadia. The cost of the Project is Rs. 2989 Crores. The Project period is 42 months. Click to view PDF.
Gujarat Governor Dr. Kamla Beniwal launched the website of statue of unity - world's tallest statue, featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The new website has geographical location of proposed statue. It has various sections like Sardar Patel's photos, videos, speeches, brochure of the project, comparison of proposed statue with other major statues in the world, details of the project and other information. The website has options for making contributions to the project.Click to view photo gallery of the event.