C.In order to induce enhancement of productivity in industrial,agricultural, government and non-government service agencies,with the conviction that quality of products and services must be enhanced, and in order to implement strategies of productivity in the plan, government is authorized to initiate and design a national productivity prize, using organizational excellence models, and
grant the prize to the productive entities at different levels through the years of the fourth plan.
D.Executive by-law of this article entailing the manner of definingeffective indicators for measuring productivity of the executive agencies shall be proposed by the State Management and Planning
Organization, and be approved by the Council of Ministers.
Within the framework of the general policies of the Fourth Economic, Social, Cultural Development Plan of the Islamic Republic of Iran, including policies specified in the provisions of the upper part of the Article 44 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran, and in order to secure continuity of the privatization program, and empowering non¬governmental sector in developing of the country, government is authorized to take advantage of all the feasible methods, including deregulation, divestiture of management (such as lease, general contracting, management contracting) and ownership (such as lease with the option to purchase, total or partial sales of stocks, divestiture of assets), breakdown aimed at divestiture, dissolution and mergers.
To arrange and properly use resources of the government companies, to increase their output and productivity, and to induce better management of those companies which are deemed to remain in the government sector, as well as to prepare the ground for divestment of those companies whose continued cooperation in the government sector is deemed to be unnecessary, government is authorized to take actions toward divestiture, dissolution, merging, and re-structuring government companies, adjusting and approving the companies' articles of associations, approving financial and transactional by-laws, employment regulations, taking into account pertinent regulations and laws, transfer of functions, human resources, stocks and assets of government companies and their dependent entities.