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 neighbor in Katni had told me about the LMAD youth conference and I was intrigued by the concept and wanted to experience it firsthand. Apart from the beauty of the campus and the pleasant weath...

Kusum Sukhwani - Katni, Madhya Pradesh

If you would have seen me the first time, I came for the youth camp in May 1997 and now, you would definitely be shocked. I used to be an extremely shy, introvert, reserve young kid who used to spe...

Raghu Raj Murmu - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

When I was in my late teens, I was awestruck when I saw some of the amazing pictures of my friends at LMAD on social media and wished to visit the place and have a great vacation. Later on, the sam...

Vishwam Thakar - Nagpur, Maharashtra

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

Here is my journey after LMAD. After my 12th grade and my admission into a college; I needed a break from everything and wanted to try something new; that's when I was introduced to LMAD. The plac...

Heena Barhate - Pune, Maharashtra

When was the last time we ever, thought or worked our mind, our heart, or body, in a way, which could enable us to listen only to our conscience? A majority would give a negative answer to this que...

Adnan A. Harnesswala - Mumbai, Maharashtra