Project Objectives


As a memorial to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the statue will not only remind every individual of our great nation's freedom struggle but will also inspire the people of our country to inculcate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's visionary ideologies of unity, patriotism, inclusive growth and good governance. This monument will not just be a mute memorial like the rest, but a fully functional, purpose-serving tribute that will spur all round socio-economic development, in the form of better connectivity, healthcare & education infrastructure, research centre for agriculture development and various tribal development initiatives. The underlying themes and pillars associated with the monument are:

  • Livelihood Generation

  • Social Infrastructure

  • Tribal Development

  • Employment Generation

  • Research & Education

  • Environment Protection




The project site will be completed with modern infrastructure which will support better standard of living for locals as well as better connectivity for visitors.

  • Rich bronze cladding on the Statue that will give it a fine, aesthetically pleasing look
  • Fast elevators to reduce transit time for visitors
  • The three-level base of the Statue - exhibit floor, mezzanine and roof - will contain a Memorial Garden and a large continuous museum/exhibition hall, comprising exhibits that focus on the life and contributions of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • The observation deck, situated at a height of around 500 ft from river bed, will accommodate up to 200 people at a time. It will provide visitors a panoramic view, enabling them to see the beautiful Satpura and Vindhyachal mountain ranges, the 212 km long Sardar Sarovar Reservoir, and the 12 km long Garudeshwar Reservoir
  • Access to the Statue via a 5 km boat ride
  • A large modern canopied public plaza, overlooking the Narmada River and the Statue, comprising food stalls, ornate gift shops, retail kiosks and other amenities, that will provide visitors a well-rounded tourist experience

A monument of this stature will act as a catalyst to accelerate growth of the Narmada District, benefitting the resident population at large. This 182 meter tall Statue depicting Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, spread in 19,700 sq. meter of project area, will be surrounded by an enormousman-made lake spread across 12 km of area. The engineering and designing at the project site will witness the following activities in and around the Statue:

  • World's best Exhibition narrating the story of Indian National Movement, the unification of India and Sardar's contribution

  • Development of banks of River Narmada up to Bharuch

  • Memorial Garden

  • Development of road & rail, and tourism infrastructure

  • Bridge connecting Sadhu Island with the mainland

  • Schools, colleges and universities for tribal development

  • Memorial and Visitors Center

  • Education Research Centre and Knowledge City

  • Improved Roadway between the Statue and Kevadia

  • Tourism corridor from Garudeshwar to Bhadbhut

  • Parking and Transport Site

  • Clean Technology Research Park & Agriculture Training Centers

  • Hotel and Convention Center