Sardar Patel #StatueofUnity is the world's tallest statue. Standing tall at 182 metres, it is India's pride and an engineering marvel. Top notch engineering stalwarts in the country came together to make this engineering dream a reality. Tata Consulting Engineers shared the proud moment when the 33-month long project was completed and inaugurated by Hon PM, Shri Narendra Modi. Seen in the picture with PM Modi, is TCE's MD (second from far right) Mr Amit Sharma. Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd was appointed as the Proof Consultant in joint venture with Egis India.TCE scrutinized, vetted and conducted technical studies related to wind tunnel test, seismic studies and documents relating to the 182 meter tall statue of unity and made recommendation for the architectural, civil, structural engineering components of the Statue foundation, Statue base, Statue Structure, (concrete and steel) bronze cladding
The statue has been designed by Padma Bhushan-winning sculptor Ram V Sutar and has been built by Larsen and Toubro and the state-run Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd. It took about 250 engineers and 3,400 labourers to construct the statue in 33 months.