The Statue of Unity is a proposed 182 metres (597 ft) monument of Sardar Patel. The Statue of Unity will be double the height of the Statue of Liberty in the USA and five times taller than the Statue of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The grand monument will be placed directly facing the Narmada Dam, which has also been named after the Iron Man of India, at a distance of 3.2km at the Sadhu Bet.
As part of the project, a bridge connecting the statue on Sadhu bet to the bank, a memorial, visitor centre buildings, a memorial garden, a hotel, a convention centre, an amusement park, research centres and institutes will also constructed.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will lay foundation stone of statue on October 31, 2013, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.