Hyderabad: Confederation of Indian Industry, Andhra Pradesh chapter has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with five reputed engineering colleges in the state to develop College Excellence Cluster. The colleges CII signed for this unique program is – Dr. B V Raju Institute of Technology, Sreenidhi Institute of Science & Technology, Kakatiya Institute of Technology & Science, Vasavi College of Engineering and TRR College of Engineering. Under the cluster project CII will try to enhance the capabilities of the colleges by organizing CEO Speak Sessions, CXO Speak Sessions, Faculty Development Programmes and Faculty Mission programmes during the year with the colleges which has registered under the cluster. Speaking at the launch session, Prof. Ajit Rangnekar, Convenor, Industry Institute Interaction (III) panel of CII AP & Dean, Indian School of Business said that the objective of the cluster is to share best practices and benchmark themselves and to engage with industry in a meaningful manner. Mr. V Rajanna, Co-Convenor, III panel of CII AP and Vice President & Regional Head-TCS mentioned that the college cluster project is one of the change initiatives of CII and it would help in leveraging the dynamics of group learning. This project would enable the faculty members to understand the requirements of the industry. The members of III Panel, Mr. Murali Bollu, CEO, ZenQA and the principals of the colleges also participated at the event.