The Fund constituted a general body as the first tier of administration and consist of up to 40 members, nominated by the Government of Pakistan. Out of which 16 members representing the Government of Pakistan and the remaining 18 members are representing private sector, civil society and the academia/research sector and/or business, community leaders of experience, integrity and repute. The members representing the government included representative of federal ministries/authorities (5), provinces (8 members) and regions (3). The provincial and regional representation may be from the respective planning, flood management agencies (irrigation departments) and disaster management agencies.
The General Body is vested with powers to give overall policy guidance consider the annual financial statements of the NDRMF, pursue the annual budget approved by the Board of Directors, consider the annual report prepared by the Board of directors, elect Directors, appoint Auditors(s) and fix their remuneration, and to transact any other business which may be agreed at an Annual General Meeting and deemed to be special or appropriate.