IOFC
IOFC facebook
IOFC
IOFC
IOFC
Stories of Changes
IOFC
IOFC IOFC
IOFC
Alifiya Patta
IOFC
IOFC
Aanchal Bhartiya
IOFC
IOFC
Aashni Bagadia
IOFC
IOFC
Alisha Nalvani
IOFC
IOFC
Alpita Chimane
IOFC
IOFC
Anant Saraf
IOFC
IOFC
Ankita Bajaj
IOFC
IOFC
Ankita Saraf
IOFC
IOFC
Anurag Maloo
IOFC
IOFC
Ariha Doshi
IOFC
IOFC
Aswini Mohapatra
IOFC
IOFC
Aswini Subramaniam
IOFC
IOFC
Atindra Mahadevan
IOFC
IOFC
Balqesa Abdi Sheikh
IOFC
IOFC
Benoy Shah
IOFC
IOFC
Bhisham Mansukhani
IOFC
IOFC
Deepali Thakkar
IOFC
IOFC
Dhananjay Lokhande
IOFC
IOFC
Dipti Rane
IOFC
IOFC
Gauri Nadkarni
IOFC
IOFC
Grishma Mehta
IOFC
IOFC
Gurpal Singh
IOFC
IOFC
Harshwardhan Mishra
IOFC
IOFC
Harshal Thakare
IOFC
IOFC
Hunaid Wajihi
IOFC
IOFC
Huzaifa Katawala
IOFC
IOFC
Janak Joshi
IOFC
IOFC
Jasmin A Singh
IOFC
IOFC
Karan Kale
IOFC
IOFC
Karanveer Singh
IOFC
IOFC
Kedar Kiran Ghonsikar
IOFC
IOFC
Ketan Prakash Zagade
IOFC
IOFC
Koushik Modi
IOFC
IOFC
Kshitij Patil
IOFC
IOFC
Kushal Kumar
IOFC
IOFC
Lakshay Chugh
IOFC
IOFC
Lulua Kapadia
IOFC
IOFC
Manali Doshi
IOFC
IOFC
Manjari Singh
IOFC
IOFC
Mitaksha
IOFC
IOFC
Mudit Surana
IOFC
IOFC
Naiya Shah
IOFC
IOFC
Naveen Sai
IOFC
IOFC
Neha Roygupta
IOFC
IOFC
Nikhil Deepkamal Ghadge
IOFC
IOFC
Nikhil Panjwani
IOFC
IOFC
Nikita Bhagat
IOFC
IOFC
Nitish Fatarpekar
IOFC
IOFC
Nirmal Kartha
IOFC
IOFC
Nisreen Baramatiwala
IOFC
IOFC
Nithi Divecha
IOFC
IOFC
Nitin Jain
IOFC
IOFC
Parth Gala
IOFC
IOFC
Pratik Dave
IOFC
IOFC
Priya Ramchandani
IOFC
IOFC
Priyal Rohra
IOFC
IOFC
Puja Makhare
IOFC
IOFC
Pyusha Dalmia
IOFC
IOFC
Rachana Mahajan
IOFC
IOFC
Rachit Khatri
IOFC
IOFC
Radhika Kabani
IOFC
IOFC
Raghu Raj Murmu
IOFC
IOFC
Richa Tiwari
IOFC
IOFC
Ritika Chaudhary
IOFC
IOFC
Rohan Suresh
IOFC
IOFC
Rohit Sharda
IOFC
IOFC
Sachin Agrawal
IOFC
IOFC
Sangita Sarkar
IOFC
IOFC
Sarthak Miglani
IOFC
IOFC
Saurabh Sanganee
IOFC
IOFC
Shachi Sheth
IOFC
IOFC
Shashank Kshtriya
IOFC
IOFC
Sheetal R. Sanghvi
IOFC
IOFC
Shraddha Karlekar
IOFC
IOFC
Shraddha More
IOFC
IOFC
Shreeya Gandhi
IOFC
IOFC
Simran Singh
IOFC
IOFC
Sipika Hinduja
IOFC
IOFC
Snehi Saraf
IOFC
IOFC
Soniya Ramchandani
IOFC
IOFC
Suman Sarkar
IOFC
IOFC
Surdarshan Suresh
IOFC
IOFC
Surgeon Bc
IOFC
IOFC
Tenzin Palden
IOFC
IOFC
Vachan Bagadia
IOFC
IOFC
Vaishali Raheja
IOFC
IOFC
Vedang
IOFC
IOFC
Vignesh Sridhar
IOFC
IOFC
Vighnesh Viswanathan
IOFC
IOFC
Vineet Tanna
IOFC
IOFC
Vishwam Thakar
IOFC
IOFC
Zooni Dash
IOFC
IOFC
IOFC
IOFC
IOFC

Harshwardhan Mishra - Rourkela, Odisha

Harshwardhan's Story of Change

“ .. while trying to live life in an ‘ethical’ manner, I had retrogressed into becoming self-righteous”. This had made me very judgmental over a period of time - even with my family. In 2003, when Rajiv (Goenka) bhai first told me about “Moral Re-armament” and its dynamic Youth director, I remember having said something like “Let’s see, who has to learn from whom”. Things were such that I had not talked to my younger brother, Ashok for more than 5 years. I was not on good talking terms with my father and some other relatives either. By the 4th day of my first LMAD youth conference, I had realized the value of human relations. Having heard stories of individuals, I too had melted. Being ‘humane’ was as important as being ‘correct’.

LMAD 2003 was a milestone in my life and was so powerful that while returning back we had already decided to create the same magic of LMAD, Asia Plateau in our region too. The inspiration was to reach out to people who can’t reach Panchgani and constant assurance of the IofC - Lmad National team. With time, many new hands joined too and the LMAD program in Odisha, named ‘’Prayas: Let’s make a difference’’ still flourishes. This was another kind of experience from LMAD where anything was possible once you take responsibility for a cause.

One of my thought-lines consistent since school days was Nationalism and Unity amongst all my countrymen for common good. Generally, various organizations tend to champion the cause of one or the other group identified on the basis of some kind of man-made identity. Mra-IofC offers that common platform where people genuinely come together as equals, irrespective of any artificial identity. The unique opportunity and encouragement for self-introspection gives each one, their own tool for constantly assessing one’s journey. L-m-a-d is making new attempts at bridging the divides in the society which seem to be feeding on the chaos in the present socio-political environment. The realization of one’s essential goodness and humility is huge in every individual who comes in touch with Mra-IofC and its good result in the public domain is immensely evident when some functionary of a state or a leader comes in its touch. Such influences have changed the course of history in many instances.

Mra-IofC is not actively engaged in all fields of public concern today but it always stands as the eternal fountain of hope and love from which we all can come and fill our empty containers. It always stands as the Pole Star based on which we all can re-align our compass during our respective journeys. I think it is a responsibility on all of us to preserve and promote this fountain and pass it on to the next person much cleaner and brighter - all this, by becoming examples ourselves.

IOFC