Published : Odisha Sun Times/
With an aim to check migration, the Odisha Government increased the minimum daily wages of unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled labourers. A Gazette notification in this regard was issued by the Labour and ESI Department. As per the notification, the minimum daily wage of unskilled labourers has been hiked from the Rs 200 to Rs 280, semi-skilled workers from Rs 220 to Rs 320, skilled workers from Rs 240 to Rs 370 and highly-skilled workers from Rs 260 to Rs 430. Besides, wages for piece rate work under 15 employments have been enhanced for the labourers.