According to section 146 of Act 462, the RCC is chaired by the Regional Minister. The Regional Co-ordinating Director is the Secretary to the RCC. He is also the Chief Director to the Minister as stated in sub section 4 of section 146 of Act 462. The RCC has a Regional Planning Co-ordinating Unit (RPCU) as required by section 143 of Act 462. It is responsible for co-ordinating, monitoring, evaluating and harmonisation of District Development Plans and activities of Decentralised Departments. The RPCU comprises of 11 Heads of Department of the RCC in line with the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) guidelines.