IISER Kolkata Students' Monitored Canteen provides mess facilities to the hostel boarders and is also open to any outsider. 

A non hierarchical student body known as the "Students' Mess Committee (under the Food & Hygiene Department of SAC IISER-K)" monitors the mess. The student body is under the Hostel cum Mess Committee of IISER Kolkata.

One may write to the SMC at this email id messcommittee at iiserkol dot ac dot in 

SAC Food & Hygiene GS

GS, Food & Hygiene PhD               Subhadip Roy
GS, Food & Hygiene MS                 Atul Pandey

SMC consists of the following sub committees.

Name of  the sub-committeeJob description 
 Menu and price review sub-committee
1. Proposing new weekly menu.
2. Price revision of items in coordination with the Administration and Finance sub-committee and Mess Manager.

 Quality check sub-committee1. Checking quality of food items.
2. Checking shelf life of raw materials that are stored in the Mess for consumption in coordination with Mess store keepers and Mess Manager
Market survey sub-committe 1. Checking forth nightly quotations of raw materials which needs to be procured.
2. Researching about cost and specifications of Mess items which are required to be brought.
3. Preparing a list of items to be procured for Mess in coordination with the Mess Manager.
 Administration and Finance sub-committee1. Acting as signatories of the Mess.
2. Checking daily account statement of the Mess.
3. Making the minutes of SMC and HMC (Hostel Mess Committee).
 Repairs and Maintenance sub-committee1. Identifying faulty machines for repair.
2. Proposing repair solutions and options.
3. Maintaining general cleanliness of the Mess.
4. Ensuring proper gas connectivity for the Mess.
 Workers' grievance cell1. Listening to worker's grievances.
2. Resolving these grievances in coordination Mess Manager and SAC GSs.
 Communication and Student's grievance cell1. Communicating important decisions of the SMC to the General Student Body.
2. Receiving student's grievances and giving appropriate reply to them after consulting all other members of SMC, SAC GSs and Mess Manager.
 Cyber cell1. Maintaining ERP system of the Mess.
2. Maintaining SMC website.