Welcome to Initiatives of Change

We, a group of young people, are challenged by the idea of Initiatives of Change, IofC, because it inspires you to do what you feel is best for you. All you have to do is ask yourself in silence on what is good for you and how you can bring that change. That's where the process of change starts. Change yourself first, reform yourself and you will reform thousands. This idea appealed many of us and it has brought together young people from all over the country year after year.

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VISION

The vision is empowerment of ordinary youth into forces of change. We will work tirelessly to inspire young people who will play an important role in society; whose character is shaped by the universal values of honesty, love, unselfishness, purity and selfless service around the world. Such individuals will provide an alternative...

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ASIA PLATEAU

Nestling in the western hills of India and overlooking the Krishna Valley lies Asia Plateau, a centre for introspection and dialogue. Over the past five decades ordinary men and women of all classes, races and religions have experienced here, a change in attitude, motivation and behaviour causing ripples in their personal lives, families, workplaces, communities, and sometimes much beyond.

Asia Plateau is used for holding the training programmes and conferences of Initiatives of Change. Asia Plateau is a 68-acre campus situated at an altitude of 1,300 meters in Panchgani, just a 100 kms. away from Pune, and 248 km from Mumbai.

Stories of Change

When was the last time we ever, thought or worked our mind, our heart, or body, in a way, which could enable us to listen only to our conscience? A majority would give a negative answer to this que...

Adnan A. Harnesswala - Mumbai, Maharashtra

My Story of Falling, Getting Up and Trying Again I come from a middle-class family were everything I wanted was provided for, and I was also severely admonished when I did not rise to the standard...

Cibi Vishnu Chinnasamy - Fort Collins, Colorado

I was initially introduced to the concept of MRA at a very tender age and therefore as any other kid, I disregarded the whole concept, never went back until I was asked to attend the National Youth...

Rohan Suresh - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

Change... its a very small word but plays an important role in life. We never know when change will happen, cause we can only realise it. Realisation comes from your heart and yes, I have experienc...

Puja Makhare - Satara, Maharashtra

I came to know about IofC LMAD when one of my father’s colleagues told us about it. I have always been excited when it comes to being a part of camps and when I checked IofC’s website, ...

Karan Kale - Pune, Maharashtra

I come from a bhramin orthodox family. I was always expected to be someone who would make the family proud by studying in the best institution in the country. And then, make a fortune out of it, ma...

Pratik Dave - Nagpur, Maharashtra

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