Speaking at a meeting of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Margdarshak Mandal here, Rawat said he had recently held a meeting with officials to find out how prevalent the practice is in the hill state.
Three floors will be built, each 20 feet high, the VHP vice president said, adding the temple will have 160 pillars.
According to Mahant Govind Dev Giri, the treasurer of the trust, a lot of requests were pouring in from Ram Bhakts living abroad to launch a global drive for collecting donations.
In the temple town, the donation drive, formally known as Shree Ram Janmbhoomi Ram Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, was started simultaneously from 400 locations.
Police here had booked five people on Sunday for allegedly trying to unlawfully convert people to Christianity.
The outfit has formed a State unit of the Shri Ram Janma Bhoomi Mandir Nirman Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan to collect donations from devotees.
VHP will go door-to-door in four lakh villages and reach out to 11 crore families across the country to collect donations for the construction of the mandir and other facilities in Ayodhya.
Until 2018, the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) used to observe the day as 'Shaurya Diwas' (day of bravery), while the Muslims in the town marked it as 'Black Day'.
The BJP leader demanded the government to allow the pilgrims to have holy baths in Tungabhadra.
Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje was on Saturday elected the new President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishadbrushing aside the challenge posed by the firebrand Pravin Togadia.
Senior officials of the Crime Branch went to the hospital this morning where Togadia is admitted to enquire about the incident.
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) today claimed its international working president Pravin Togadia was "missing" since morning and held a protest demanding that he be "traced".
The VHP said that Lord Ram symbolises faith and devotion for crores of Hindus across the world and that looking after him is the responsibility of all devotees.