The organisation’s organisational structure is composed of the Authority and a Secretariat.
The Authority is the policy making organ comprising five Authority Members, namely the Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and three other Authority members. There are 25 institutions affiliated to the Authority as ex-official members.
The Secretariat on the other hand is headed by an Executive Director assisted by Deputy Executive Director. There are two directorates namely Directorate of Development Planning and the Directorate of Research and Development Performance each headed by a Director, while each Department is headed by a Manager.
DIRECTORATE OF DEVELOPMENT PLANNING
Responsible for coordinating and spearheading development planning at national and decentralized levels. It is composed of six departments namely:
Local Government Planning
Human Resource Planning and Development
Production, Trade and Tourism Planning
Population and Social Sector Planning
Industry and Physical Planning
DIRECTORATE OF POLICY, RESEARCH AND INNOVATION
Responsible for strengthening NPA’s think tanking role and is composed of five departments and one unit, namely:
Policy Research and Innovation
Monitoring and Evaluation
Information and Communication Technology
Governance and Public Sector Planning
Project Development Unit