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STATUE OF UNITY: THE TALE OF 3,001 CRORE BIRTHDAY GIFT

Statue of Unity

STATUE OF UNITY WILL BE TWICE THE HEIGHT OF STATUE OF LIBERTY

Built on the memory of the iron man of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world, will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister on October 31st, 2018. So to increase the connectivity to the island, a 250-meter long bridge has been built by the Government of Gujarat. Flowers will be grown across the 230-hectare area look like a valley of flowers. The Statue of Unity was made 237.35 metres above sea level on a PPP model by the Government of India and Government of Gujarat.

What was the Statue of Unity’s date of commencement?

October 31st, 2013

What was the Statue of Unity’s date of inauguration?

October 31st, 2013

What is the Statue of Unity’s manufacturing cost?

The estimated manufacturing cost of Statue of Unity is US$420 million, i.e., 3,001 crore. Later Larsen & Toubro made it.

Statue of Unity is twice the size of the Statue of Liberty

The 182-metre Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s statue is twice the size that of Statue of Liberty in New York City which stands 93-metre-long.

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What are the main objectives of the Statue of Unity project?

Livelihood Generation

Social Infrastructure

Research & Education

Environment Protection

Tribal Development

Employment Generation

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What is Shrestha Bharat Bhavan?

Shrestha Bharat Bhavan is featured with eye-catching plantings along the balconies. It has two guestrooms blessed with meeting and event spaces. The king rooms and suites are positioned on the river side of the building. It is a 176-crore project as a part of Statue of Unity adjacent to Sardar Sarovar Project dam on the Narmada River. It was developed with the concept of Shreshtha Bharat – Ek Bharat.

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