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 Experience with MRA I attended the first conference in June 2011. I have been associated with MRA for a time not that long but what has happened in this short time is something that I will reta...

Saurabh Sanganee - Dubai, UAE

My experience of the eight day Youth Conference was very different from others except for the fact that the slope of the curve went upwards to the right similar to that of the others in the graph e...

Chaitali Raval - Baroda, Gujarat

My journey after LMAD has just shocked everyone; especially those people to whom I have shared my journey with. The guy whose morning was 1:00 PM and who now gets up before 7 AM, is something peopl...

Aushumalin Shaha - Pune, Maharashtra

My journey with LMAD felt like an experience every person should have once in their lifetime. When was the last time we got a chance to sit with all our mind, heart and soul focused on one thought?...

Manya Parmar - Sambalpur, Orissa

Life will only change when you became more committed to your dreams than you are to your comfort zone. When I entered Asia plateau, I was mesmerized by the beauty of it. Well, I wanted to capture ...

Shalya Rai - Katni, Madhya Pradesh

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