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 have been associated with this idea since childhood. And maybe this is something I have got by birth. There are little things which have changed my life. It maybe the change for giving happiness...

Ritika Chaudhary - Satara, Maharashtra

I got introduced to the concept of Let’s Make A Difference during the 24th Youth Conference of 2018. It was highly recommended by one of my friend who had visited earlier. I was done with my 12t...

Shrinvas Yadavrao Patil - Pune, Maharashtra

When I arrived at Asia plateau, Panchgani, I had no idea what was in store for me, what that beautiful place had to offer. Here I am, after the conference, with hope. Hope for myself, hope for the ...

Chirag Samtani - Coonoor, Tamil Nadu

I was initially introduced to the concept of MRA at a very tender age and therefore as any other kid, I disregarded the whole concept, never went back until I was asked to attend the National Youth...

Rohan Suresh - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

I have always had the opinion that as a person there are going to be abundant events with a strong impact on me. Turns out, that’s not completely true; only a few experiences have the ability...

Preyas Gursal - Mumbai, Maharashtra

I am Rachana Mahajan from Pune. My first Youth Conference was in the year 2007, right after completing my 10th Std. I came to know about this conference through my family friends. At that time, I w...

Rachana Mahajan - Pune, Maharashtra