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

Hello, I am Harshal Thakare. I am 20 years old, born to do business, joining politics to share social responsibilities and doing Electrical Engineering. I am living in Nagpur with family. Indians ...

Harshal Thakare - Nagpur, Maharashtra

The minute I reached Asia plateau, I was mesmerized by the beauty of it. I could not quiet put my finger on what it was. Every corner of the campus radiated a sense of calmness which was soothing...

Sharvari Shah - Pune, Maharashtra

Exactly 11 months ago I was introduced to MRA center for the first time. Totally clueless about what is going to happen here in next 7 days, but at the end of this conference I received something w...

Chinmayi Shaligram - Nashik, Maharashtra

Hello Everybody! :D I am Neha Roy Gupta, originally from West Bengal but presently residing in Pune. Currently I am pursuing IT Engineering and I am a third year student. I remember in the 5th g...

Neha Roygupta - Pune, Maharashtra

My name is Sipika Hinduja. I have completed MCA. I came to know about this conference from my brother. Before reaching Asia Plateau I was tensed as to how I will survive those 8 days without my fa...

Sipika Hinduja - Katni, Madhya Pradesh

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