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

My experience at LMAD was an interesting journey. It started with an egoistic and bored mind and ended with a cheerful mind. I learned quite lot of things that are very important in life like th...

Shreyas Bedekar - Pune, Maharashtra

"This is my journey, which began when I was in Mumbai at my sister’s house for a vacation. One fine noon, I was just scrolling social media and saw a post of my friend about how ex...

Cheshta Gangwani - Indore, Madhya Pradesh

" I got introduced to the MRA in mid April by one of our family friend. I had given my 10th and I had nothing to do in the holidays. So I needed something different to counter my boredom. As s...

Vedang - Pune, 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

8 days, almost 300 unknown faces, different dreams, an unpredictable journey, a place with serenity, a baggage of stress, a burden of peer pressure and with lot of curiosity, I entered Asia plateau...

Neha Bhurke - Pune, Maharashtra

LMAD was something I never knew about up untill one of my friend Karan forced me to be the part of National youth conference 2015. And now since I wasn't aware of anything about the conference and...

Nitin Jain - Indore, Madhya Pradesh