Skip to main content


Showing posts with the label Cost

Statue of unity - Cost & height - Facts that you should know

Let us look into the details of the cost and height of the Statue of unity.

Statue of Unity CostThe total cost to build the Statue of Unity is Rs 2,989 crores or $430 mn.
Except for bronze cladding, which was done in China, all other work was done in India. The bronze cladding was only 8% of the total cost of the statue of unity.
It consumed 
- 210,000 cubic meter of cement concrete poured into the statue
- 18,500 tonnes of reinforced steel
- 6,500 tonnes of structural steel
- 1,700 tonnes of bronze
- 1,850 tonnes of bronze cladding made up of some 565 macro & 6,000 micro panels
The Statue of Unity was built under the Public-Private Partnership model, with most of the money raised by the Government of Gujarat. 
Budget provisions by Gujarat Government.
YearBudgetary Provision2013-14 Rs 100 crore2015-16 Rs 915 crore2016-17 Rs 1066 crore 2018-19  Rs 899 crore
Many PSUs also funded the project under their budgets for Corporate social responsibility. Below are a few of the major contributions.