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

“ .. while trying to live life in an ‘ethical’ manner, I had retrogressed into becoming self-righteous”. This had made me very judgmental over a period of time - even with m...

Harshwardhan Mishra - Rourkela, Odisha

I wasn’t aware of “Let’s make a difference” National Youth Conference till 2011. But when I came to know about this beautiful concept through a friend and then I attended my...

Manali Doshi - Solapur, Maharashtra

I still remember how I didn’t have the slightest idea of what LMAD is all about when I was first told to attend the conference by my father’s business friend, who happened to be one of ...

Naiya Shah - Surat, Gujarat

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

I am Shreeya Gandhi, a student of 4th year Architecture from Pune. I am associated with with LMAD and its principles since June 2012. I came as a participant for the first time in the National Yout...

Shreeya Gandhi - Pune, Maharashtra

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