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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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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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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

माझ्यातला "मी" सापडला...... मी निखील दिपकमल घाडगे. सातारा जिल्ह्यातील खटाव...

Nikhil Deepkamal Ghadge - Satara, Maharashtra

Today I want to share with you, my story of personal change, this change was gradual and it took some time to show up. In the beginning, knowing me was a challenge because what we appear externally...

Dipti Rane - Mumbai, Maharashtra

My name is Kushal Kumar. I am basically from Dhanbad, Jharkhand but currently stays in Pune, Maharashtra. By profession, I am a Company Secretary working with a Multinational Company in Pune. ​...

Kushal Kumar - Pune, Maharashtra

When I was in my late teens i was awestruck when i saw some of the amazing pictures of my friends at LMAD on social media and wished to visit the place and have a great vacation. But later the same...

Vishwam Thakar - Nagpur, Maharashtra

My journey with MRA started back then when I had just passed out of 10th Std. I was a 16 year old school boy who never used to interact with people & who was very low on confidence. During my f...

Rachit Khatri - Pune, Maharashtra

I have met numerous people in the four years of my association with LMAD who have reiterated the importance and presence of the qualities they took home from here in their lives. Needless to say, I...

Aanchal Bhartiya - Nagpur, Maharashtra