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 story of change is a real example of LMAD's  true success in making someone a butterfly. When I first came I was very scared for the fact that how these 8 years are we going to deal with o...

Manjari Singh - Kolkata, West Bengal

While pouring it all out, it feels so weird about what I was and how I see my own self after coming back from this wonderful place called Asia Plateau. A place where strangers became friends and fr...

Harsha Ahuja - Nagpur, Maharashtra

What is the one way, in which you can light a spark in someone’s life, so that they are capable to change themselves for good? It's pretty simple: Make them smile, make them believe that the...

Neh Shah - Ankleshwar, Gujarat

Change... its a very small word but plays an important role in life. We never know when change will happen, cause we can only realise it. Realisation comes from your heart and yes, I have experienc...

Puja Makhare - Satara, Maharashtra

LMAD એ મારુ એક એવુ સપનુ હતું જે મે ક્યારેક મારા અજાગ્રત મનથી જોયુ હતું. મેં ક્ય...

Krishna Dodiya - Bhavnagar,Gujarat

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