Winning Bizness Desk
Mumbai. One of the most tragic train accidents has shaken the entire nation. Meanwhile, the top Indian businessman Gautam Adani has announced that Adani Group will now take the responsibility of the education of the children who lost their parents in the accident. Notably, 288 people have lost their lives in the Odisha accident. At the same time, more than 900 people were injured. Many people including children, old people are involved in this. However, no one can bring back those who have lost their lives. But this statement of Gautam Adani has brought great relief to the children who are suffering. Billionaire businessman Gautam Adani tweeted on Sunday that he was deeply saddened by the train accident in Odisha. To reduce the suffering of the people to some extent, Adani Group has decided to take the responsibility for the schooling of the children who lost their parents in the accident. He further said that it is the responsibility of all of us to give courage to the victims and their families and to make the future of the children good.
10 lakh compensation announced
In the Coromandel train accident, Prime Minister Modi has announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each for the injured from the PM Relief Fund for the relatives of the deceased and the injured. On the other hand, the Ministry of Railways has also announced to give 10 lakh rupees to the relatives of the deceased. Apart from this, Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin and West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee have also announced compensation for the families of the victims of their states.
CBI to investigate into the matter
Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Sunday informed that the Railway Board has recommended that the Odisha train accident case be handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for further inquiry. He also said that the Up Main Line (towards Chennai), the Down Main line (towards Howrah) at Bahanaga Bazar, the site of the train accident, have now been repaired. The death toll in Friday’s train accident in Odisha’s Balasore district where two trains– Shalimar-Chennai Coromandel Express and Bengaluru-Howrah Superfast Express– derailed, rose to 275, while more than 1,000 people were injured. Meanwhile, a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking a probe into the train accident.