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