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

Family was something which was one of my least concerned priorities. Giving adequate time to parents, siblings, elders, etc.. was never in my mind. Having ego clashes and small tiffs was a daily ro...

Atindra Mahadevan - New Delhi

My experience of the eight day Youth Conference was very different from others except for the fact that the slope of the curve went upwards to the right similar to that of the others in the graph e...

Chaitali Raval - Baroda, Gujarat

It is not a story of change but rather a process of discovering myself. To look through the barriers of expectations and demands that blocked my true self. I came as a socially awkward teenager wh...

Gauri Nadkarni - Pune, Maharashtra

I'm associated with the Let's Make A Difference conference since 2014, every time I step into Asia plateau, I get a pleasant and positive feeling. It really cannot be put into words. This feeling d...

Priya Ramchandani - Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Hello Everyone, I am Sayok Sarkar. It was my first time to National Youth Conference in 2018. I was in standard 12th pursuing bio-science. I had heard about the LMAD youth conference even before I ...

Sayok Sarkar - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

"We all are fighting with our baseless sorrows, running here and there for the solutions which do not even exist. In fact, our inner self is the place where we get our answers. We just have t...

Parita Sajwani - Katni, Madhya Pradesh