Articles tagged under: Statue of Unity

PM Modi likely to launch Seaplane service in Gujarat on 31st October; SpiceJet to operate it, ticket fare Rs. 4800

August 29, 2020

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to inaugurate a regular Sea-plane service connecting Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to Kevadiya Colony, the place where the Statue of Unity, Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam and other tourist interest places are located. Prime Minister is likely to visit Statue of Unity on the occasion of National Unity day which is marked on 31st of October, the birth anniversary of Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It is believed that he will inaugura...Read More

CISF to give security cover to Statue of Unity from 1st September; Induction ceremony held

August 25, 2020

Statue of Unity: Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has taken over security of the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue of the world featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Iron man of India. An induction ceremony was organized today on this occasion at the site of Statue of Unity. As many as 272 CISF jawans have already arrived here to take over security arrangements of Statue of Unity from State Reserve Police unit of Gujarat. The Government of Gujarat had requested Centre to grant C...Read More

Mandaviya asks SDCL and IWAI to commence Seaplane operation at Sabarmati and Statue of Unity route by October 2020

June 23, 2020
Mandaviya asks SDCL and IWAI to commence Seaplane operation at Sabarmati and Statue of Unity route by October 2020

New Delhi: Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State for Shipping (I/C), reviewed the seaplane projects on Indian water bodies today and directed Sagarmala Development Company Limited (SDCL) and Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to join hands to commence the seaplane operation of the Sabarmati and Statue of Unity route by October, 2020. The Bathymetric and Hydrographic surveys of the seaplane routes to be undertaken by IWAI on behalf of Airport Authority of India will have to be done, latest...Read More

Soon, a cruise ferry boat ride at Statue of Unity

March 11, 2020
Soon, a cruise ferry boat ride at Statue of Unity

Statue of Unity: The visitors to Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world will also be able to enjoy ferry cruise ride. Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Central Gujarat is likely to inaugurate this attraction on March 21. Testing of cruise boat was done today in downstream area of Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam, for which water was released from upstream. It is learnt that the cruise ferry boat will be operated in 6 km area starting from Garudeshwar. Tribal dance and music wi...Read More

From Statue of Unity, a road to Maharashtra

March 08, 2020
From Statue of Unity, a road to Maharashtra

Rajpipla: District administration of Narmada has planned Rs. 27 crore road connecting Statue of Unity to Mathasar for which tenders will be out soon. The road will pass through reserved forest land for which government approval will be required. With construction of a road connecting Statue of Unity to Mathasar, access to Maharshtra will be easier because a road connecting Mathasar and Dumkhal is ready and just across Dev river in Dumkhal, Maharshtra limit starts. This would give opportunity to ...Read More

Narmada Jungle Safari Park opens for visitors

February 18, 2020
Narmada Jungle Safari Park opens for visitors

Statue of Unity: Narmada Jungle Safari park near Statue of Unity in Narmada district of Central Gujarat was declared open today for public visit. The opening has been described as trial run, prior to formal opening. A 375 acre Jungle Safari park has 62 types animals and birds, total 1000 in number. Ticket price for those below 15 is fixed at Rs. 125, while those above 15 will need to pay Rs. 200 for entry. The decision to open the Safari park was taken after permission for the same ...Read More

Jungle Safari Park near Statue of Unity to open later this month

February 16, 2020
Jungle Safari Park near Statue of Unity to open later this month

Statue of Unity: Narmada Jungle Safari park near Statue of Unity in Narmada district of Central Gujarat will be declared open for public visit anytime before 18 February. A 375 acre Jungle Safari park has 62 types animals and birds, 1000 in number. The decision to open the Safari park was taken after permission for the same arrived from Delhi based Central Zoo Authority. Timing of public visit to the park will be 8 am to 5 pm. Tickets will be available online as well as on the spot i...Read More

84% land acquisition for Dabhoi – Kevadia railway link completed

February 14, 2020
84% land acquisition for Dabhoi – Kevadia railway link completed

Vadodara: 84% work of land acquisition for Dabhoi - Kevadia rail link project has been completed by district administration for which more than Rs. 17 crore sum has been paid to land owners, said district collector Shalini Agrawal. Kevadia is now on global tourism map due to world's tallest statue - the Statue of Unity. Indian Railways has set target to build Kevadia railway station by 30th October this year. Dabhoi - Kevadia railway link once completed will connect Vadodara to Statue of Unity. ...Read More

EAM S Jaishnkar to visit Narmada district during January 28-29

January 27, 2020
EAM S Jaishnkar to visit Narmada district during January 28-29

Vadodara: Union External Affairs Minister and Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat, S.Jaishankar will be on visit to Narmada district on January 28-29. Shri Jaishnkar will visit proposed airstrip site in Rajpipla. He will launch water conservation works at Dholar village. He will inaugurate a GMRVF skill development centre at Vagadia village. He will also pay visit to Statue of Unity, world's tallest statue and nearby newly developed jungle safari and release birds there. He will also visit Aarogya v...Read More

Railway minister could not participate in Tejas Exp flag off due to delay in another event in central Gujarat: Railway spokesperson

January 17, 2020

Ahmedabad: Amid speculations about non-participation of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in the flagging off ceremony of the second premium Tejas Express train in the country to run between Ahmedabad and Mumbai despite his presence in Gujarat today, Railway has clarified that he could not participate in the event due to 'delay in his another event at Kevadiya of central Gujarat. Spokesperson of the Western Railway Pradip Sharma said that Goyal had arrived here in the late night yesterd...Read More