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  • Statue of Unity gets more tourists than Statue of Liberty: PM Modi Jan 17, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    Statue of Unity gets more tourists than Statue of Liberty: PM Modi

    In his address after flagging off eight trains to Kevadia from across India via video conferencing, Modi said that with increased connectivity over a lakh people will visit Kevadia daily, as per a survey.

  • PM Modi to flag off 8 trains to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity Jan 15, 2021 07:41 PM IST

    PM Modi to flag off 8 trains to boost connectivity to Statue of Unity

    Modi will launch new broad-gauge line and the new station buildings of Dabhoi, Chandod and Kevadiya.

  • Rs 5.24 cr of Statue of Unity's ticket sale siphoned off, FIR lodged Dec 02, 2020 05:04 PM IST

    Rs 5.24 cr of Statue of Unity's ticket sale siphoned off, FIR lodged

    The money collected over one-and-a-half years by the Statue of Unity management was handed over to the a cash collection agency hired by a private bank in Vadodara. Some staffers of the agency allegedly did not deposit Rs 5,24,77,375 into the bank accounts of the Statue of Unity authorities.

  • Kevadia a family holiday spot, more tourists at Statue of Unity than Statue of Liberty: Official Nov 29, 2020 10:17 PM IST

    Kevadia a family holiday spot, more tourists at Statue of Unity than Statue of Liberty: Official

    The Statue of Unity, ideated by Prime Minister Modi himself, attracts more tourists than the Statue of Liberty in the United States, says Gujarat's Additional Chief Secretary Rajiv Gupta.

  • SpiceJet says seaplane shuttle service will resume on November 6 Nov 05, 2020 03:02 PM IST

    SpiceJet says seaplane shuttle service will resume on November 6

    The service was suspended just after three days of its launch.

  • SpiceJet suspends seaplane services for 2 days citing maintenance work Nov 05, 2020 11:19 AM IST

    SpiceJet suspends seaplane services for 2 days citing maintenance work

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the service between the Statue of Unity and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad on October 31.

  • Statue of Unity to be connected to rail network by year-end: Railways Nov 02, 2020 09:38 PM IST

    Statue of Unity to be connected to rail network by year-end: Railways

    Railway Board Chairman and CEO, V K Yadav said 100 percent land has been acquired for the Kevadia Rail Link project. The project envisaged gauge conversion between the Dabhoi-Chandod 18 km route and a new line of 32 km between Chandod and Kevadia.

  • 3,000 bookings in 2 days, India's first seaplane service off to a good start Nov 01, 2020 09:21 AM IST

    3,000 bookings in 2 days, India's first seaplane service off to a good start

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31 launched the seaplane service connecting Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity in Kevadiya.

  • PM Modi inaugurates 'Aarogya Van' near Statue of Unity Oct 30, 2020 04:23 PM IST

    PM Modi inaugurates 'Aarogya Van' near Statue of Unity

    'Aarogya Van' (health forest) is spread over an area of about 17 acres, displaying a wide range of medicinal plants which play an important role in the well-being of human beings, said a release by the authorities.

  • First-of-its-kind seaplane to connect Sabarmati with Statue of Unity reaches Ahmedabad Oct 26, 2020 08:41 PM IST

    First-of-its-kind seaplane to connect Sabarmati with Statue of Unity reaches Ahmedabad

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take the official inaugural flight in the newly arrived seaplane on October 31, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. The ticket price per person will be Rs 4,800.

  • Statue of Unity to reopen for tourists from October 17; All you need to know Oct 14, 2020 10:10 PM IST

    Statue of Unity to reopen for tourists from October 17; All you need to know

    The 182-metre tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel will be reopened for visitors on the first day of Navratri, after remaining shut for almost seven months in view of the COVID-19 pandemic

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Ad placed to 'sell' Gujarat's Statue of Unity, case filed Apr 06, 2020 12:27 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Ad placed to 'sell' Gujarat's Statue of Unity, case filed

    Case filed against an unknown person in Gujarat for placing an online advertisement to "sell" the Statue of Unity for Rs 30,000 crore to meet the government's expenses for hospitals and medical infrastructure to fight the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Gujarat’s Statue of Unity listed as one of ‘8 Wonders of SCO’ Jan 14, 2020 04:07 PM IST

    Gujarat’s Statue of Unity listed as one of ‘8 Wonders of SCO’

    PM Modi had inaugurated the Statue of Unity in October 2018 to mark Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 143rd birthday

  • Statue of Unity surpasses daily average footfall at USA's Statue of Liberty Dec 06, 2019 07:10 PM IST

    Statue of Unity surpasses daily average footfall at USA's Statue of Liberty

    The Statue of Unity is a statue of Vallabhbhai Patel, the first home minister of the country. With a height of 182 metres, it is the world's tallest statue.

  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's dream has come true: PM Modi Oct 31, 2019 10:50 AM IST

    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's dream has come true: PM Modi

    PM Modi also called ‘unity in diversity’ as India’s pride and identity, and urged citizens to celebrate it

  • Gujarat govt snatching our land near Statue of Unity, say tribals Oct 22, 2019 08:17 PM IST

    Gujarat govt snatching our land near Statue of Unity, say tribals

    One of the activists, Pravinsinh Jadeja, claimed only private players benefited from the Statue of Unity project.

  • 'Statue of Unity', Mumbai's Soho House among Time's 100 greatest places in the world Aug 22, 2019 08:43 PM IST

    'Statue of Unity', Mumbai's Soho House among Time's 100 greatest places in the world

    The 'Statue of Unity', the world's tallest statue, is a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, independent India's first home minister as well as deputy prime minister.

  • Gujarat to get world-class zoo near Statue of Unity: Official Aug 18, 2019 04:30 PM IST

    Gujarat to get world-class zoo near Statue of Unity: Official

    The zoo will be developed across 1,300 acres over seven levels and will have lions, tigers, leopards, 12 types of deer and antelopes, giraffes, zebras, rhinos, bisons, and other exotic animals.

  • Statue of Unity shortlisted for UK-based structural award Aug 04, 2019 04:55 PM IST

    Statue of Unity shortlisted for UK-based structural award

    It is among the 49 structures that will vie for the prestigious award, according to the institution's website.

  • L&T-built Statue of Unity features in World Architecture News Awards 2019 May 28, 2019 06:47 PM IST

    L&T-built Statue of Unity features in World Architecture News Awards 2019

    The prestigious and internationally acclaimed award showcases the best international design in both current and future projects.

  • Resentment among tribals may dim BJP's chances in land of 'Statue of Unity' Apr 22, 2019 02:52 PM IST

    Resentment among tribals may dim BJP's chances in land of 'Statue of Unity'

    Living under the shadow of the 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel near the Narmada dam, development dominates the concerns of the tribal population, comprising a majority in the Chhota Udaipur parliamentary constituency.

  • Railways to run special train to Statue of Unity from March 4 Feb 22, 2019 05:13 PM IST

    Railways to run special train to Statue of Unity from March 4

    The train, which will be run under the government's Bharat Darshan scheme, will have a seven-night and eight-day tour package beginning March 4 from Chandigarh, it said.

  • Statue of Unity: Crocodiles to be relocated for tourist safety Jan 27, 2019 12:19 PM IST

    Statue of Unity: Crocodiles to be relocated for tourist safety

    As many 20 cages have been set up along the banks of the two ponds, officially known as Dyke 3 and 4, to trap the crocodiles.

  • Statue of Unity a priceless investment, worthy of money spent on it: Vice Prez Jan 20, 2019 06:16 PM IST

    Statue of Unity a priceless investment, worthy of money spent on it: Vice Prez

    M Venkaiah Naidu visited the 182-metre-tall statue in Kevadiya in Gujarat's Narmada district and said only a partial account of Patel's role and contributions in the freedom struggle was documented.

  • President Ram Nath Kovind visits Statue of Unity, to lay foundation for railway station Dec 15, 2018 01:37 PM IST

    President Ram Nath Kovind visits Statue of Unity, to lay foundation for railway station

    The railway station, proposed to be built at a cost of Rs 20 crore, is aimed at providing direct rail connectivity to tourists visiting the Statue of Unity.

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