NACTA was created, in 2009, as an Administrative Wing within the Ministry of Interior, under a National Coordinator, controlled administratively by the Secretary Interior Division, Ministry of Interior. All the postings/transfers within NACTA were made by the Interior Division. However, in 2013, the Authority was granted administrative and financial autonomy and was created legally as a body corporates, answerable to a Board of Governors (BOG) headed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan with the National Coordinator (NACTA) as Secretary to the BOG. The BOG was to provide strategic vision and policy oversight to NACTA.
Members of the NACTA’s BOG, Under NACTA Act 2013, are as under:
|(a)||Minister In-charge of Interior Division||Chairman|
|(b)||Secretary, Interior Division||Member|
|(c)||Secretary, Defence Division||Member|
|(d)||Secretary, Law and Justice Division||Member|
|(e)||Secretary, Finance Division||Member|
|(f)||One member from the opposition and one from Treasury benches respectively in the Senate of Pakistan to be nominated by the Chairman Senate;||Members|
|(g)||One member from the opposition and one member from Treasury benches respectively in the National Assembly to be nominated by the Speaker, National Assembly;||Members|
|(h)||Director General, Intelligence Bureau||Member|
|(i)||Director General, Federal Investigation Agency||Member|
|(j)||Director General (CT), Inter-Services-Intelligence||Member|
|(k)||Representative of Directorate General, Military Intelligence (Not less than DG)||Member|
|(l)||National Coordinator of the Authority||Member|
|(m)||Home Secretaries of the Provinces of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan and State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Chief Commissioner, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT)||Members|
|(n)||Inspector General of Police of Provinces of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT), Gilgit-Baltistan and State of Azad Jammu and Kashmir||Members|
The National Coordinator of The Authority shall act as the Secretary to the Board.
The Board shall invite any person to the meeting on special invitation.