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

The day I was asked to write my story of change, I had a quiet time where I interospected about various aspects of myself. About how LMAD has shaped my life. It gave me a clear picture of what I wa...

Parth Gala - Mumbai, Maharashtra

My neighbor in Katni had told me about the LMAD youth conference, I was intrigued by the concept and wanted to experience it firsthand. Apart from the beauty of the campus and the pleasant weather,...

Kusum Sukhwani - Katni, Madhya Pradesh

The first time I came to MRA was for YC 2014 and I didn’t know what to expect. But what I got was totally unexpected. The 8 days spent here were amazing. I was awestruck with the awesomeness ...

Huzaifa Katawala - Nagpur, Maharashtra

I sat sipping my morning coffee and solving Sudoku. I realized I hadn’t checked my cell phone for about an hour and to my surprise I did not want to either. It was 9th June 2018 a day after I...

Gandhali Bhide - Thane, Maharashtra

"Everyone in their life experiences a tragic event which brings a state of hopelessness. It May be large or small, these occurrences shape us into what we are today. These changes are called t...

Vrutti Gala - Thane, Maharashtra

It was my honor to be a part of the 22nd Annual Youth Conference, "Let's Make A Difference" (LMAD) at Asia Plateau, Panchgani. This conference is one of the best conferences I have attend...

Tenzin Palden - Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh