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

I wasn’t aware of “Let’s make a difference” National Youth Conference till 2011. But when I came to know about this beautiful concept through a friend and then I attended my...

Manali Doshi - Solapur, Maharashtra

Attending the Youth Conference from June 1 to 8, 2011 was really a turning point in my life. I had gone with a lot of baggage, self doubts and depression. I had very recently lost a cousin at a ver...

Alifiya Patta - Pune, Maharashtra

My journey with LMAD felt like an experience every person should have once in their lifetime. When was the last time we got a chance to sit with all our mind, heart and soul focused on one thought?...

Manya Parmar - Sambalpur, Orissa

In May 2017, I completed my first year of engineering. I had decided to enjoy the vacation time by watching movies, hanging out with friends, etc. But, my parents had different plans for me. My dad...

Atharva Hingwe - Nagpur, Maharashtra

Hello. My name is Vignesh Sridhar and I am from Chennai. I am currently doing my B.B.A. from Loyola college and going to France this year to complete it, along with my Masters. Before I start narr...

Vignesh Sridhar - Chennai, Tamil Nadu

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