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

Today I want to share with you, my story of personal change, this change was gradual and it took some time to show up. In the beginning, knowing me was a challenge because what we appear externally...

Dipti Rane - Mumbai, 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

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

Nikita Bhagat's Story of Change As a fifteen year old, I did all that was expected of a focussed sincere kid – excelled in academics, performed well in the professional sports circuit, follo...

Nikita Bhagat - Pune, Maharashtra

Like a lot of people, I came to Lmad expecting just a short getaway to a beautiful hill station and mostly because my friend forced me to. And like a lot of other people, I came back to Mumbai with...

Pyusha Dalmia - Mumbai, Maharashtra

Before LMAD I took life very casually. I had no definite goals and I would do whatever came to my mind without worrying about consequences. During LMAD I became more focused about life. My goals f...

Rohit Saraf - Indore, Madhya Pradesh