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

I was introduced to LMAD, at a very crucial stage of my life - when I turned 19 years old. In 2014 my father Mr. Kiran Ghonsikar who is working in one of the many leading Italian MNCs in the countr...

Kedar Kiran Ghonsikar - Pune, Maharashtra

At some point in our lives, all of us want some MAGIC; some miracle, to fix our problems or to bring us joy or just to guide us through our journeys. For me, that MAGIC happened at Asia plateau. I...

Tanvi Shaha - Pune, Maharashtra

Nisreen Baramatiwala's Story of Change I wasn't aware of how a National Youth Conference like LMAD - Lets Make A Difference could change lives, until I felt an immense change in my niece Zainab, w...

Nisreen Baramatiwala - Baramati, Maharashtra

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

I still remember when I was first  told to attend the LMAD conference by my father’s business friend - who happened to be one of the coordinators at IofC India. I randomly decided to go ...

Naiya Shah - Surat, Gujarat

Before Lmad, Till my 10th standard, I was a good guy who listened to his parents and was average in studies. Then I took admission for diploma till first year; I was still the same but after ...

Kshitij Patil - Nashik, Maharashtra.