The Odisha government has\u00a0proposed to raise the minimum wage for daily labourers by\u00a0at least by 40 per cent, official sources said today.\u00a0A notification issued by the Labour and Employees\u00a0State Insurance department proposed to increase the minimum daily wage by 40 per cent from Rs 200 to Rs 280 for unskilled\u00a0labourers while the semi-skilled labourers will get a hike by\u00a045 per cent from Rs 220 daily to Rs Rs 320. Similarly, Skilled labourers will get a hike by 54 per\u00a0cent from Rs 240 to Rs 370 per day. The high skilled labourers\u00a0to get 65 per cent raise in their daily wages. They will get\u00a0Rs 430 per day instead of Rs 260 daily, the notification said. The department has sought public views and objections\u00a0on the proposals made by the state government.\u00a0The notification said that the new wage will benefit\u00a0about 2 crore daily labourers and help improve economic standard of the working class. The hike in the minimum wage will also help the check\u00a0the migration of labourers from the state.