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 moment you accept responsibility for everything in your life, is the moment you gain the power to change anything in your life." How one moment of "YES" changed my life.&n...

Komal Kewlani - Katni, Madhya Pradesh

There at the reception, it all started. I was accompanied by my Mom and Naniji. When they took us to lunch, my mom was worried and asked for all the security precautions about the Youth Conference....

Shraddha More - Thane, Maharashtra

It doesn't matter where you come from. What matters is what you were and what you choose to be. For life is not about being monotonous. It’s about transition, about transformation of the inne...

Shachi Sheth - Pune, Maharashtra

My LMAD journey started in 2014 when I first visited IofC. The level of ego, attitude and anger inside me was so high that I never felt that someone can get hurt from these things when I would say ...

Lakshay Chugh - Delhi

My mother never forced me to do or not to do anything, she believed in me learning through experiences. It was the first time for her to force me for doing something, and that was to attend&nb...

Rutuja Naveen - Mumbai, Maharashtra

"To change your life, you have to change yourself. To change yourself, you have to change your mindset." And this mindset was changed by LMAD YC 2017. My journey started when I atten...

Ankita Bajaj - Katni, Madhya Pradesh