Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy is an eminent scientist and reputed educationist of West Bengal, who is a worthy son of the soil and throughout his life devoted to the educational development of rural areas of West Bengal. During his life time Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy has established and supported many educational institutions in the area which are providing value based education to poor and deprived children of Egra Sub-division of Purba Medinipur district. During his life time he has emphasized on promotion of vocational and technical education in the area with an objective to provide employment and livelihood to unemployed youths of the area.
In the year 2006, a group of academicians and social workers of Kasba Egra came together and formed a socio-educational association named as ‘Kasba APC Roy Vocational Training Institute’ to further the mission of Acharya Prafulla Chandra Roy. The institute is registered in the year 2006 under the West Bengal Societies Registration Act XXVI 1961 and since than functioning as a pioneer educational institution that provide vocational and livelihood education to the unemployed youths, women and value based education to the poor children. Besides, it has also taken up a series of relevant social education and social welfare programs for the benefit of farmers, women and backward communities who are otherwise deprived due to societal discrimination.