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

I am Harpreet Gandhi a dentist by profession. I have been associated to Let's Make A Difference, initiatives of change since the year 2012. Everyone has a story and my journey started from Nagpu...

Harpreet Gandhi - Raipur, Chhattisgarh

The LMAD Journey is an experience every person should have at least once in their lifetime. When was the last time we got a chance to sit with our mind, heart and soul focused on one thought? It g...

Manya Parmar - Sambalpur, Orissa

It doesn't matter where you come from. What matters is what you were and what you choose to be. For life is not about being monotonous. It’s about transition, about transformation of the inne...

Shachi Sheth - Pune, 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

"We all are fighting with our baseless sorrows, running here and there for the solutions which do not even exist. In fact, our inner self is the place where we get our answers. We just have t...

Parita Sajwani - Katni, Madhya Pradesh

I never thought that 8 days could make such a big difference in my life but that was before my time at Asia Plateau. I decided to surrender and see what happens, and before I knew, I was enjoying l...

Sampada Adhyapak - Thane, Maharashtra