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 just takes one single step to change your life”. A confused boy was fed up of his life and was trying to find out where he was going. What does he want? What makes him happy?. He a...

Navin Jewani - Indore, Madhya Pradesh

I remember, I used to be an under confident, and confused boy. I was an introvert, and I didn't know what to do with my life. I used to get very irritated with very small issues and I was not very ...

Sumit Gogwani - Katni, Madhya Pradesh

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

  "Find your gift, share your gift." Over-optimism was never a problem for me. It made me feel positive and helped others to have a positive outlook too. For a typical school studen...

Tanishk Patil - Pune, Maharashtra

About Anurag Maloo “Be a volunteer, leader and a change-maker!” This forms the motto of Anurag’s work and life. Dreams play an important role in shaping the mission of his life j...

Anurag Maloo - Kishangarh, Ajmer, Rajasthan

“ .. while trying to live life in an ‘ethical’ manner, I had retrogressed into becoming self-righteous”. This had made me very judgmental over a period of time - even with m...

Harshwardhan Mishra - Rourkela, Odisha

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