Articles tagged under: Statue of Unity

Free wifi facility launched at Statue of Unity; World Forest, Safari, Cactus Garden, some of the upcoming tourist attractions here

August 17, 2019
Free wifi facility launched at Statue of Unity; World Forest, Safari, Cactus Garden, some of the upcoming tourist attractions here

Bharuch: A free wifi internet service was launched today at Statue of Unity site in Narmada district where the tallest statue of the world featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is located. The service was launched by Chief Minister Rupani. The service has become possible with cooperation of Reliance Jio. The Chief Minister while speaking to media persons said the government was developing a 'Vishwa Vann' (world forest) here which shall have varieties of plants from allover the world. He...Read More

River rafting, a new attraction at Sardar Sarovar – Statue of Unity tourism circuit

August 17, 2019
River rafting, a new attraction at Sardar Sarovar – Statue of Unity tourism circuit

Bharuch: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated Gujarat's first river rafting activity at Khalwani near Kevadiya colony in central Gujarat. Khalwani is located near Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam and Statue of Unity. The Government of Gujarat is in process to add number of new tourist attraction in this area. According to the government, river rafting activity will be possible during entire year due to regular 600 cu sec flow of water at Khalwani. The facility will open for public...Read More

BJP working president JP Nadda on two-day Gujarat visit from Friday

July 18, 2019
BJP working president JP Nadda on two-day Gujarat visit from Friday

Gandhinagar: JP Nadda, national working president of BJP will arrive at Sardar Patel airport in Ahmedabad at 3.00 pm tomorrow. This will be his first visit to Gujarat after becoming working president of party. Nadda soon after his arrival at State party headquarters, will meet MLAs, ministers, MPs, CM, Dy CM, party organization office bearers at 4 pm. He will also hold series of meetings with district, zone level party leaders, core committee and election committee members. Party's organ...Read More

Newly recruited civil service officers to attend workshop at Statue of Unity

July 04, 2019
Newly recruited civil service officers to attend workshop at Statue of Unity

New Delhi: Newly recruited civil services officers such as the IAS, IPS, IFS etc. will undergo a five-day combined workshops at the Statue of Unity in Gujarat, after completing foundation course training and before going to their respective cadres according to a report quoting sources in Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration. The report says this year's workshop is likely to be held in the month of October under the theme - ‘How to achieve the goal of making India a 5 trillio...Read More

Rain water is entering viewing gallery of Statue of Unity by design and not by fault: Collector Narmada

June 29, 2019
Rain water is entering viewing gallery of Statue of Unity by design and not by fault: Collector Narmada

Kevadia: The ‘Statue of Unity’ (SoU), the tallest one in the world of iron man Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, situated near Kevadia in Narmada district of Central Gujarat is facing seepage issues during the very first rainy season it has encountered. Seepage in some areas of the 182 m tall statue that was dedicated to the nation on October 31 last year by PM Narendra Modi, are being witnessed even amid moderate rains. The viewing gallery at the height of 153 m at the place of ...Read More

AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

May 28, 2019
AAI – Gujarat government hold meeting: Expansion of Porbandar airport, proposed airstrip at Rajpipla among the issues discussed

Gandhinagar: Expansion of Porbandar airport runway and allocation of necessary land for that project, new airstrip near Rajpipla and infrastructure development of proposed Rajkot and Dholera international airports were some of the issues that were discussed today in a meeting between Gujarat government and Airport Authority of India, chaired by Gujarat Chief Minister in presence of Gujarat cadre IAS Guruprasad Mahapatra who is currently heading the Airport Authority of India(AAI). According ...Read More

L&T-built Statue of Unity enters the prestigious 2019 World Architecture News Awards

May 28, 2019
L&T-built Statue of Unity enters the prestigious 2019 World Architecture News Awards

Mumbai: Constructed by Larsen & Toubro, the technology, engineering and construction conglomerate, in a record time of 33 months, the world’s tallest statue – the Statue of Unity – has entered the prestigious and internationally acclaimed 2019 World Architecture News Awards in the Mixed Use category. The World Architecture News Awards showcase the best international design in both current and future projects. “This is a significant and deserving recognition of India’s engineering sk...Read More

Population of Chausingha deer increases at Umarva breeding centre in Narmada

April 28, 2019
Population of Chausingha deer increases at Umarva breeding centre in Narmada

Statue of Unity: Narmada district of Central Gujarat has 43% forest cover. The district has emerged as a major tourist destination with completion of the Statue of Unity - the tallest statue in the world. State forest department is developing a 45 acre safari park close to Statue of Unity in order to add another tourist attraction. Proposed safari park will have animals from various states. State forest department has developed a deer breeding centre in connection with proposed safari pa...Read More

Have you seen any Congress leader’s photo visiting Sardar saheb’s Statue of Unity? : PM Modi asks people in Amreli

April 18, 2019

Amreli: PM Modi today while speaking at BJP campaign rally slammed Congress party and asked the people whether they had seen any single photo of some Congress leader visiting Sardar saheb's Statue of Unity. PM in his speech said: Your leader (Amreli MLA Paresh Dhanani) here has not left any stone upturned to insult Sardar saheb. Such a big statue has been built, as many as 12 lakh people have visited it, have you seen any single photo of a Congress person with this statue? No, none has vi...Read More

Construction of jetty to operate transparent capsule boats commences at Statue of Unity

April 03, 2019
Construction of jetty to operate transparent capsule boats commences at Statue of Unity

Statue of Unity: Construction work for a jetty in river Narmada has been commenced close to the Statue of Unity. The jetty will be used for operation of capsule boats to Statue of Unity. In order to operate the boats, a reservoir between Narmada dam to Garudeshwar weir dam will be filled with water. It will be a 12 km long and 35 metre deep reservoir with Narmada ghat on its both sides. The attractions to be offered here include speed boating, scooter boating, pedal boating, tube boating ec. Ca...Read More