Statue of Unity (Sardar Vallabhai Patel's Statue)
Sardar Sarovar Dam, Kevadia, Gujarat 393155, India
About Statue of Unity (Sardar Vallabhai Patel's Statue)
The statue of unity is a colossal statue of the Indian statesman and Independence activist Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Who was the first deputy prime minister and home minister of independent India. The project was first announced in 2010 and the construction of the statue started in October 2013 by Larsen & Toubro, who received the contract for ₹ 500 crores from Center Government. It was designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutar and was inaugurated in 31st october 2018.
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The Sardar Sarovar Dam is a gravity dam on the Narmada river near Navagam, Gujarat in India. For Indian states, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, and Rajasthan, receive water and electricity supplied from the dam. One of the 30 dams planned on river Narmada, Sardar Sarovar Dam is the largest structure to be built. It is one of the largest dams in the world. It is a part of the Narmada Valley Project.
Huddled deep inside the heart of Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary near the district of Narmada, the perennial and gorgeous Zarwani Waterfalls provide you an opportunity to trek, picnic, and indulge in wildlife photography. So whether in the mood for a fun adventure in thick deciduous forests, a day’s worth of picnic in the lap of nature, or a simple chance to gain a memorable experience, Zarwani Waterfalls is the perfect site for you.
Shoolpaneshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is a protected area in the Gujarat state. it shares a common boundary with Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. It encompasses mixed dry deciduous forest, riverine forest, few pockets of moist teak forest, agricultural fields and two water reservoirs. This was established in the year of 1982. IT is home for a verietys of flora and fauna.
One of the tourist-friendly waterfalls, the government has included the falls in their eco-tourism itinerary. it is situated near the Shoolpaneswar wildlife sanctuary. The verdant and lush jungle around the waterfall which discharges water from a height of 30 feet is simply a fascinating site. The area exudes a serene and peaceful ambiance and with a beautiful backdrop, visitors will have a great peace of mind.
Seven rock-cut caves and monolithic lion pillars are present at Kadia Dungar, near Bharuch. The caves suggest that they were viharas. A Brick stupa was also found in the foothills. These caves were in use during 1st and 2nd century AD.
constructed across the Tapi River, is the second-largest reservoir in Gujarat after the Sardar Sarovar. It is also known as Vallabh Sagar. Constructed in 1972, the dam is meant for irrigation, power generation, and flood control. Having a catchment area of about 62,255 km2 and a water spread of about 52,000 hectares, its capacity is almost the same as that of the Bhakra Nangal Dam.
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