Rules and policy making takes place at Board of Governors level. The controlling authority of the Board rested with His Excellency The Governor of the Province from 1990 to 2005. In 2005 the powers of Controlling Authority shifted to His Highness, The Chief Minister of the Province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly N.W.F.P). Since then the Controlling authority lies with The Chief Minister.
The Chairman, and Secretary are mainly responsible for the management of the business of the Board. The internal management is responsible for policy implimentation.