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 first youth conference was in 2014, where I was bottled up with a lot of emotions like guilt of not sharing few things with my mother, ego and jealousy against few people, doubt whether I will b...

Priyal Rohra - Chennai, Tamil Nadu

My journey with IoFC-LMAD (Let’s Make A Difference) started in 2009 after completing my high school. The time between completion of high school and starting of undergrad in London was very cr...

Mudit Surana - Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Nisreen Baramatiwala's Story of Change I wasn't aware of how a National Youth Conference like Lmad - Lets Make A Difference could change lives, until I felt an immense change in my niece Zainab, w...

Nisreen Baramatiwala - Baramati, 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

About Anurag Maloo “Be a volunteer, leader and a change-maker!” This forms the motto of Anurag’s work and life. Dreams play an important role in shaping the mission of his life j...

Anurag Maloo - Kishangarh, Ajmer, Rajasthan

"It’s not an END because Efforts Never Die & it does makes a difference.“ About Shashank Kshtriya I am Shashank Kshtriya from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. My association with the ...

Shashank Kshtriya - Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh