Deputy Commissioner has multifarious functions. As Deputy Commissioner he supervises maintenance of land records. He is sanctioning authority for relief and rehabilitation and evacuation during natural calamities are main functions of Deputy Commissioner. All appeals are heard by him against the decisions given by Sub- ordinate authorities. As District Collector, he collects land revenue and arrears thereof. He acquires land for public purpose. In the capacity of District Magistrate, he is responsible for maintenance of law and order. He is liaison officer between civil and military. He is custodian of evacuee and migrant property.