JOSH anchored the youth constituency in the consultative process for the preparation of the approach paper to the 12th Five Year Plan. JOSH along with alliance of civil society organisations, held consultations in December of 2010 in Delhi. In this, over 150 youth from around 70 organisations participated. This was done in collaboration with Wada Na Todo Abhiyan and the Planning Commission, Government of India.

The main issues that were taken up for discussion were decentralisation and democratization of information, rural transformation and sustainable agricultural growth, education, managing environment, skill development, enhancing capacity for growth and market inclusion, health and urbanization.