The youth of today are the leaders of tomorrow. The fate of the World will be in the hands of these leaders who we are nurturing today. Since 1994, IofC India has been conducting programmes for the youth of our Country. LMAD - Let's Make A Difference is a National level open youth programme that takes place once a year at Asia Plateau and smaller chapters take place across the country and virtually as well. Besides these, programmes for management students from many prestigious B-schools also have been taking place since the year 1999. Asia Plateau Initiators Programme, Lead for Change and Caux Scholars Programme are other youth leadership programmes that take place via an application and selection process.
The objective of the youth programmes is to take the participants on an inward-outward journey. Starting with self-reflection, exploring their relationship with values and the world around them, to experiencing the power of being able to make decisions guided by the conscience, the programme aims to prepare individuals with an effective way of envisioning their future and taking on leadership roles to create an impact in the world around them
Who can attend?
LMAD is an open programmes for anyone interested in attending. One can check the Asia Plateau calendar for the dates and register for them.
Asia Plateau Initiators Programme, Caux Scholars Programme are long term programmes that are application based and involve an interview and selection process. Find more details here -
Let's Make A Difference' is the annual National Youth Conference organized by IofC ('Initiatives of Change') at Asia Plateau, Panchgani, Maharashtra for young people in the age group of 16 to 29 years. This is an eight-day residential training programme that starts on June 1 and concludes on June 8, every year.
While universities impart industrial and practical knowledge to the students, for their professional growth, a need for personal transformation towards leading an ethical life was also felt. IofC team worked on designing a four-day programme that looked at blending IofC values and approach into practical action points for students to start working towards becoming more effective leaders, guided by their conscience.
Initiating Change from Within to Beyond a seven-week training to become effective Change Leaders. A practical and intensive programme for energetic, self-starting young adults, who are ready to engage deeply with the core ideas of IofC – to change oneself, live with integrity, and bring positive change in society.
The Caux Scholars Program (CSP) is a three-week residential program with an intake of about 20 young leaders from around the world, offering a multi-disciplinary approach to conflict transformation, transitional justice, and principled leadership.
This is an interactive programme that includes periods of quiet time, music, workshops, songs and dance, yoga, and other activities. Anyone who wants to make a difference in their own lives and, by extension, the world, is welcome. Those between 18 - 35 years, with a passion for life and a higher purpose.