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

When I look back into myself before the 1st of June 2018 I was nothing but a 18 year old teenage girl struggling with her own self, not knowing what I wanted, not knowing where I belonged and not h...

Gayatri Pingale - 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

The monsoon of 2013 is a season I can never forget. It destroyed me, and then made me who I am. I remember my days living in a world of illusion, they were blissful but I was drifting far away from...

Surdarshan Suresh - Bengaluru, Karnataka

Hi there, I am Vighnesh Viswanathan from Bangalore. I am a commerce graduate and I work for an accounting firm in Bangalore. My journey started with MRA in June 2012. I was told about MRA-LMAD fro...

Vighnesh Viswanathan - Bangalore, Karnataka

I come from a bhramin orthodox family. I was always expected to be someone who would make the family proud by studying in the best institution in the country. And then, make a fortune out of it, ma...

Pratik Dave - Nagpur, Maharashtra

I came to this conference in 2016. My cousin always talked about MRA and this youth conference. So, in 2016, he brought me and few of our cousins to this Conference. At first I thought it would be...

Vaishali Raheja - Indore, Madhya Pradesh