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

Hello Everybody! :D I am Neha Roy Gupta, originally from West Bengal but residing in Pune. Currently I am pursuing IT Engineering and I am a third year student. I remember in the 5th grade I had...

Neha Roygupta - Pune, Maharashtra

“It just takes one single step to change your life”. A confused boy was fed up of his life and was trying to find out where he was going. What does he want? What makes him happy?. He a...

Navin Jewani - Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Shraddha Karlekar – Satara, Maharashtra I am pursuing my CA and B.Com 2nd Year. I have been associated with LMAD since 2015 Youth Conference. There are very small things that have changed m...

Shraddha Karlekar - Satara, Maharashtra

“I’ll do it later, why should I care, 5 mins more, I don’t have time !! These were the common excuses I used to get away from the situation instead of facing it, I needed people t...

Tanishqa Gandhi - Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

It was my honor to be a part of the 22nd Annual Youth Conference, "Let's Make A Difference" (LMAD) at Asia Plateau, Panchgani. This conference is one of the best conferences I have attend...

Tenzin Palden - Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh

I am Ketan Prakash Zagade, a BBA student and a social worker. I am from Baramati. In the year 2011, I was told about  IOFC-LMAD by Zainab Hasnain and Randhir Jachak. The first camp that I had...

Ketan Prakash Zagade - Baramati, Maharashtra