The functions of divisional commissioner broadly are as follows:
1. He is the head of the Revenue Department at the Divisional Level. The Deputy Commissioners of the ten districts of Jammu Division report to him. He is their controlling and supervisory officer guiding and facilitating their work.
2. Coordinates the working of all the departments at the divisional level to effect synergy and sort out inter department problems.
3. Keeps State Government authorities informed of all developments and problems to seek assistance and guidance from those quarters.
4. Maintenance of law and order and coordination with Police and Security Forces to sort out problems faced by the public.
5. Hearing public grievances and individual complaints.
6. Divisional Commissioner is an ex-officio Chairperson of the Governing body of Jammu Smart City project.
7. He functions as Additional CEO, Jammu Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (JMRDA).
8. He is ex-officio Chairman of the Executive Body of Mubarak Mandi, Heritage Society, Jammu.