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

"Everyone in their life experiences a tragic event which brings a state of hopelessness. It May be large or small, these occurrences shape us into what we are today. These changes are called t...

Vrutti Gala - Thane, Maharashtra

All this began when my parents found out about the IofC Youth Conference. My brother forced me to go along with him (I do thank him for that). At the beginning of the first day, I felt that it was...

Aashni Bagadia - Mumbai, Maharashtra

Change is the reality of life -This was only a caption for me before I came to Panchgani for the eight day Youth Conference. I discussed this conference with my cousin who has been attending this c...

Karanveer Singh - Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

I was this simple boy with a diplomatic theory for life. Often concluded things on a simple act, felt that my thoughts were very different since I did not really share things with people in life, e...

Nitish Fatarpekar - Mumbai, Maharashtra

I have always had the opinion that as a person there are going to be abundant events with a strong impact on me. Turns out, that’s not completely true; only a few experiences have the ability...

Preyas Gursal - Mumbai, Maharashtra

I came to know about IofC LMAD when one of my father’s colleagues told us about it. I have always been excited when it comes to being a part of camps and when I checked IofC’s website, ...

Karan Kale - Pune, Maharashtra