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

LMAD has been a very much turning point in my life. In there I learnt to meet strangers and making bonds with them. My outlook towards people changed completely. Before I used to think, that ever...

Sinthia Dutta - Kolkata, West Bengal

My journey after LMAD has just shocked everyone; especially those people to whom I have shared my journey with. The guy whose morning was 1:00 PM and who now gets up before 7 AM, is something peopl...

Aushumalin Shaha - Pune, Maharashtra

"Everyone in their life experiences a tragic event which brings a state of hopelessness. It May be large or small, these occurrences shape us into what we are today. These changes are called t...

Vrutti Gala - Thane, Maharashtra

When I look back into myself before the 1st of June 2018 I was nothing but a 18 year old teenage girl struggling with her own self, not knowing what I wanted, not knowing where I belonged and not h...

Gayatri Pingale - Pune, Maharashtra

Hello! My name is Snehi. I am currently pursuing B.com (hons) with LLB from Gujarat National Law University. I was introduced to MRA by my Mama and Rajmohan Gandhi. As they told about what happens...

Snehi Saraf - Ahmedabad, Gujarat

"To change your life, you have to change yourself. To change yourself, you have to change your mindset." And this mindset was changed by LMAD YC 2017. My journey started when I atten...

Ankita Bajaj - Katni, Madhya Pradesh