The Gautam Adani-led Adani Group has committed to providing free education to those children who lost their parents in the Odisha train accident..

Gautam Adani, Chairman of the diversified Adani Group, on Sunday, offered to provide free school education to these children.

In a tweet posted in Hindi, Adani expressed deep sorrow for the tragic train accident, and said, “We have decided that the Adani group will take care of the school education of the children who have lost their parents in the accident. It is the joint responsibility of all of us to support the victims and their families and give a better tomorrow to the children.”

The Adani Group, through its ports arm Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) operates Dhamra Port in Odisha which has bulk and liquid cargo handling facility.

The triple train accident on Friday evening has so far claimed 288 lives and injured nearly 1,000.