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

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

First time I encountered LMAD in the year 2012. Back then I came for the conference as a student who had just appeared for her exams and was looking forward for a vacation. At that I did not had mu...

Grishma Mehta - Nagpur, Maharashtra

Before LMAD Before attending the Youth Conference I was just a regular girl who wasn’t really comfortable talking to strangers. I was always engrossed with myself; and like other families my...

Kalyani Joshi - Nashik, Maharashtra

I was initially introduced to the concept of MRA at a very tender age and therefore as any other kid, I disregarded the whole concept, never went back until I was asked to attend the National Youth...

Rohan Suresh - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

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 my Bachelor's Degree in London ...

Mudit Surana - Aurangabad, Maharashtra