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

The very first time I came across LMAD was in the year 2009 at Regional Conference in Jamshedpur which later translated me into coming for National Youth Conference 2012. Back then in 2012, I was ...

Simran Singh - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

I am Vachan Bagadia; I stay in Nagpur, Maharashtra. I came to know about this conference through my friends - Aditi Panchmatia & Abhinav Jaiswal. Presently , I am pursuing graduation in BBA (Ba...

Vachan Bagadia - Nagpur, 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. Later on, the sam...

Vishwam Thakar - Nagpur, Maharashtra

I am Suman Sarkar from Jamshedpur. I am a Teacher by profession teaching in Kerala Public School, Burmamines at Jamshedpur in Jharkhand. I was introduced to the concept of MRA in the year 2005 by o...

Suman Sarkar - Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

The monsoon of 2013 is a season I can never forget. It destroyed me, and then made me who I am. I remember my days living in a world of illusion, they were blissful but I was drifting far away from...

Surdarshan Suresh - Bengaluru, Karnataka

About Aswini I am Aswini Mohapatra, from Puri, Odisha. I came to know about LMAD through one of its past participants, who organized a youth conference in Odisha in Dec-2003 in the college where I...

Aswini Mohapatra - Puri, Odisha