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

It is not a story of change but rather a process of discovering myself. To look through the barriers of expectations and demands that blocked my true self. I came as a socially awkward teenager wh...

Gauri Nadkarni - Pune, Maharashtra

I was first introduced to the concept of IoFC LMAD by my cousin , who was quite vocal about his love for LMAD. I was very reluctant  at first, considering it was an eight Day Conference among ...

Maitreyee Borse - Pune, Maharashtra

I came to know about IofC LMAD when one of my father’s colleagues told us about it. I have always been excited when it comes to being a part of camps and when I checked IofC’s website, ...

Karan Kale - Pune, Maharashtra

My mother never forced me to do or not to do anything, she believed in me learning through experiences. It was the first time for her to force me for doing something, and that was to attend&nb...

Rutuja Naveen - Mumbai, Maharashtra

namaskar ` maI raoiht Saarda hirScaMd` lavho ra.baaramatI ` ija ­ puNao ` maharaYT/ MRA, LMAD ( Let’s Make A Difference) yaa kaya-k`maamaQaUna malaa KUp kahI iSakNyaasa imaLalao As...

Rohit Sharda - Pune, 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