Once recruited, the Ganga Praharis are trained for ecological monitoring of the River and its biodiversity, plantation techniques, awareness generation through meetings and workshops, community mobilization etc. The idea is to develop their capacity so as to involve them in various activities conducted by other stakeholders, such as Forest Departments, State Project Management Groups of NMCG, NGOs etc. Additionally, Ganga Praharis are being linked to various local environmental authorities both non-governmental and governmental in their respective states, various national academic and research institutions for capacity building and skill enhancement.