Utpal Kumar Saha, 53, chief controller of Dhaka Rationing under the DGF, recently tested positive for coronavirus and was undergoing treatment.
He died around 11:30pm yesterday.
BCS Food Association, a platform of BCS food cadres, made the disclosure in a condolence message on Tuesday and mourned the death.
Utpal joined the government service as a food cadre through 18th BCS examination.
Meanwhile, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder expressed deep shock and sorrow at the death.
In a condolence message, he said the DGF lost an honest, experienced and efficient officer.
He also expressed his condolences to the bereaved family members.
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