A meeting of the like-minded institutes was held in Delhi on 28 October 2012. The institutes which participated were Joshi-Adhikari Institute (Delhi), Kedar Das Institute (Patna), NCBH and other Institutions (Chennai), NRR Centre and CR Foundation (Andhra Pradesh) and Achyuta Menon Foundation (Kerala). The purpose of the meeting was taking the work of these institutions forward, through better co-ordination and more effective functioning. Com. Amarjeet Kaur, Prof. Ajay Patnaik. Prof. S.N. Malakar, Dr. Jaya Mehta and Shri Vineet Tiwari attended the meeting on behalf of JAISS. Those who addressed the meeting included Com. A.B. Bardhan. Com. Sudhakar Reddy and Com. D.Raja. As a follow up to this meeting, a one-day workshop of these institutes was held in Thiruanatapuram on 28 December 2012.