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Dr. Ghare Yazi: Serious distance with Legal Obligation to Provide 3 and 4 Percent of GDP Share for Research

Dr. Ghare Yazi: Serious distance with Legal Obligation to Provide 3 and 4 Percent of GDP Share for Research

                                                                  

the Secretariat of science, technology and research supreme council's (ATF) – ATF supreme council Secretary of the Agriculture, Water and Natural Resources Commission declared the opening of research information management system (SAMAT) and invited researchers to identify Iran's research needs by visiting executive agencies and define the projects to resolve technical and specialized research problems of the country.

 

"SAMAT system has been opened in order to register research Projects of research units that their funds will be provided by administrative agencies and this system in now ready to receive mentioned projects," Dr. Bahram Ghare Yazi said on the sidelines of eighty-sixth session of the Commission.

 

"According to article 56 of incorporation law of provisions to the law of regulating part of the government's financial regulations, all administrative units are required to devote 1% of their acquisition of capital assets plans to research and spend these resources by contracting with universities and institutions of higher education and research," he added.

 

Ghare Yazi who is also the chairman of Plan and Budget Organization's research and technology affairs, encouraged inviting researchers to identify country's research needs and defining the projects to resolve technical and specialized research problems as a very effective way of providing resources for research as this would help to institutionalize customer orientation methods and guarantees the application of results and research findings.

 

He also complained that Islamic Copulatives Assembly's joint commission dose not pay sufficient attention to researches and general policies issued by the Supreme Leader in the field of science and technology, especially providing research contributions of GDP.

 

Ghare Yazi expressed hope that Islamic Copulatives Assembly helps with stability of table 14 in 1396 budget bill. Under table 14, government is allowed to provide resources of this table from other budgetary rows.

 

"However, even with full ratification and allocation of table 14 in 1396 Budget Act, the share of research and technology of GDP would be about 1.2 percent which still has Serious distance with Legal Obligations of Forth and Fifth Development Plans and general policies issued by the Supreme Leader to Provide 3 and 4 Percent of GDP Share for Research," Ghare Yazi added.

 

At the end, ATF supreme council Secretary of the Agriculture, Water and Natural Resources Commission demanded an investigation in this issue by Islamic Copulatives Assembly and said that as notification of general policies is of authorities of the Supreme Leader that are the most important documents after Constitution Law in Iran, any violation of these policies in rules and regulations of Islamic Copulatives Assembly should be prevented.

 

 

Mar 1, 2017 08:39
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