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MUMBAI: Two top executives from the Indian telecom behemoths, Airtel and Jio, have resigned. Jagbir Singh and Shyam Mardikar were working as chief technology officers in Jio and Airtel respectively, according to a Press Trust of India report.Jagbir Singh joined Reliance Industrial Ltd’s (RIL) telecom venture Jio in May 2015 before the soft launch of 4G services. He also worked with Jio’s rival Airtel and Korean multinational conglomerate Samsung. His experience spans over 28 years.Shyam Mardikar who joined Airtel six years back has also put in papers. Since January 2017 he was working as the CTO of the company. However, before this stint also Mardikar worked with Airtel for almost a decade from 2001-2010.While Jio did not respond to the development, the report says an Airtel spokesperson has confirmed the development. It also claims Mardikar has resigned for further growth in career.

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