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

Hi there, My name is Sarthak Miglani, from Pune. My cousin was a Coordinator at IofC-LMAD Youth Conferences. She referred me to come over here. At first I really didn't wanted to come ove...

Sarthak Miglani - Pune, Maharashtra

About Aswini I am Aswini Mohapatra, from Puri, Odisha. I came to know about LMAD through one of its past participants, who organized a youth conference in Odisha in Dec-2003 in the college where I...

Aswini Mohapatra - Puri, Odisha

I am Harpreet Gandhi a dentist by profession. I have been associated to Let's Make A Difference, initiatives of change since the year 2012. Everyone has a story and my journey started from Nagpu...

Harpreet Gandhi - Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Right now, although being in the USA, I clearly remember, it was just the end of the 2 years of rigorous International Baccalaureate (IB) program towards the end of May, as most awaited vacation wa...

Ishan Modi - Ankleshwar, Gujarat

Change is the reality of life -This was only a caption for me before I came to Panchgani for the eight day Youth Conference. I discussed this conference with my cousin who has been attending this c...

Karanveer Singh - Sagar, Madhya Pradesh

The first time I came to MRA was for YC 2014 and I didn’t know what to expect. But what I got was totally unexpected. The 8 days spent here were amazing. I was awestruck with the awesomeness ...

Huzaifa Katawala - Nagpur, Maharashtra