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Project Progress

  • 9 June 2016: Foundation PCC works completed, Development of sadhu hill (Confident wall & other fillings) Works completed,Works for footiings, Columns,Shear walls & Retaining wall underway in full swing, Periphery retaining Wall works under Progress Near Bailey Bridge
  • 9 June 2016: Statue foundation works completed reinforcement trying in progress for Core wall and Drum wall(RCC Spine of Statue)
  • 9 June 2016: All footings for bridge shall be completed upto river bed level by end of June '16 Pier construction using slipform techniques underway in full swing
  • 1 Feb 2016:  It takes a lot of infrastructure to build the World's Tallest Statue! Facilities that can accommodate up to 800 workers have been built at Sadhu bet. This includes living areas, Kitchen block, toilet block, grocery shop, first aid center, sewage treatment and water tanks in addition to quality lab, materials storage sheds, main stores, project offices, training center, security cabin etc.
  • 29 Jan 2016: A detailed monsoon preparedness plan has been created in order to ensure that construction at the Statue of Unity site proceeds with minimal disruptions during the 2016 monsoon season
  • 22 Jan 2016: The museum and memorial park of the Statue of Unity will be completed before the construction of the feet of the Statue begins next year. The project is progressing on schedule and will be completed by 2018.
  • 20 Jan 2016: Before construction work on the feet of the‬‬ Statue of Unity begins next year, the construction of the main bridge connecting the statue to the Narmada bank as well as the road along the bank leading to Sadhu Bet will be completed.
  • 18 Jan 2016: As of December 2015, over 80% of rebar cutting and bending works for the Statue of Unity main raft foundation has been completed on site. More than 60% of rebar tying works and over 50% of formwork for the main raft as also been completed.
  • 12 Jan 2016: All concreting work for the confinement wall being built around Sadhu Bet will be completed by February, 2016
  • 9 Jan 2016: Geotechnical survey, Scleaning, Anti-termite treatment & plain cement concrete (PCC) for the Statue of Unity's raft foundation has been completed. RCC for the Statue's base is currently in progress
  • 7 Jan 2016: Over the next few days, close to 4,000+ cubic meters of concrete will be compressed with ice in a process that follows precision, so as to ensure that there is no heat in the mixture, and be used to finish the raft foundation of the Statue of Unity
  • 5 Jan 2016: The 3-meter deep raft foundation of the Statue of Unity will now see round-the-clock concreting over the next few days to ensure a safe bearing capacity.
  • 8 Dec 2015: Cleaning, shuttering, and filling work in progress for the Statue of Unity concourse area at Sadhu Bet.
  • 4 Dec 2015: Rebar being fixed for the main statue raft at Sadhu Bet
  • 2 Dec 2015: Bund wall (embankment wall) under construction around Sadhu Bet.
  • 27 Nov 2015: Here's a glimpse of the on-site progress of the Statue of Unity construction. Much of the foundation has been built, while construction of a bund wall (confinement wall) around Sadhu Bet is in progress.
  • 23 July 2015: Bailey bridge is a temporary bridge being constructed to facilitate the movement of men, materials and equipment for the construction of the Statue of Unity even when the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam is overflowing, thus ensuring that construction work will continue during monsoons.
  • 21 July 2015: Excavation for the Statue base has been completed and excavation for entry and exhibition hall is in progress. The project office set-up at Sadhu Hill will allow all engineers working on the Statue and related components to operate efficiently on-site.
  • 8 July 2015: So far, four public consultation workshops have been organized at karamsad, Bardoli, Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad for taking feedback on the design of the Statue of Unity from citizens and making appeals for donating artifacts related to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
  • 6 July 2015: The collection of Artifacts linked to Sardar Patel’s life and work has been initiated from various state archives and leading national museums.
  • 4 July 2015: A committee of historians and museum experts has been constituted for the selection of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel related artifacts and archival material that will be placed in the exhibition hall in the base of the Statue of Unity
  • 16 April 2015: A detailed light and shadow study for the Statue of Unity has been conducted; hence we now know how it will look at a particular time on any day of the year. The actual orientation of the Statue is currently being finalized on the basis of this study and other economic considerations.
  • 13 April 2015: All Geo-technical and Hydrological surveys at the Statue of Unity site have been completed. Wind Tunnel tests to begin shortly.
  • 10 April 2015: A team of engineers is currently visiting bronze casting and exhibition design factories to study the latest technologies and quality standards, so that the same can be applied during the construction of the Statue of Unity

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Last updated: 11 April 2017