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 journey with MRA started back then when I had just passed out of 10th Std. I was a 16 year old school boy who never used to interact with people & who was very low on confidence. During my f...

Rachit Khatri - Pune, Maharashtra

“It just takes one single step to change your life”. A confused boy was fed up of his life and was trying to find out where he was going. What does he want? What makes him happy?. He a...

Navin Jewani - Indore, Madhya Pradesh

I grew up as a volunteer and peace ambassador in the middle of recurring inter-ethnic and cross border conflicts in Kenya’ north eastern region; a place commonly known for the wrong reasons, ...

Balqesa Abdi Sheikh - Nakuru, Kenya

When I arrived at Asia plateau, Panchgani, I had no idea what was in store for me, what that beautiful place had to offer. Here I am, after the conference, with hope. Hope for myself, hope for the ...

Chirag Samtani - Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

About Bhisham Mansukhani Bhisham Mansukhani is a Freelance journalist who volunteers at diverse conferences at Asia Plateau. Bhisham Mansukhani's Story of Change Finding myself again in December...

Bhisham Mansukhani - Mumbai, Maharashtra

I got introduced to this concept in April 2014 through one of my family friend. I had just given my 10th examination and had absolutely nothing to do in the summers. I was getting bored as we had r...

Vedang Sonawane - Pune, Maharashtra