KADA controls all its functions and activities through the office of the General Manager. Daily administrative duties are executed by the Deputy Chairman, Board General Manager and are responsible for all programs, schemes and projects in line with the decisions of the Board and implement the instructions of the Minister or Chairman as and when received.
Subject to the orders of the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman has administrative control over all officers and Board appointees.
The first ever KADA General Manager was Ybhg. Dato' Abdul Hadi b. Hj. Sidek, appointed to the post by the federal government. He was succeeded by a former director of the Kelantan State Agriculture Department., who was loaned out to the post initially. As of 1985 the post of General Manager has been held by internal promotion of KADA officers.
|TN. HJ. MOHD RIDZUAN B. ISMAIL|
|29 June 2015 - 01 March 2019|
|TN. HJ. MOHD RAIS B. MOHD ARIFFIN|
|18 April 2014 - 28 June 2015|
|TN. HJ. IBRAHIM B. MAT|
|24 August 2008 - 17 April 2014|