Initiators of Change
About Initiators of Change:
Initiators of Change is a Punjab based Youth Development Non-profit organization established in 2015 with a vision to create young and energetic leaders for the country which are politically and socially aware.
Doing this by working on their all round development with a formula of 4 A’s Arts, Athletics, Academics and awareness.
Initiators of change has been working with Ludhiana District Administration and Municipal Corporation in various social projects.
The organization has successfully organized various youth conferences and Leadership seminars in various cities of Punjab and north India and has impacted millions through its programmes.
One of the Major Projects of the Organization has been the Voter Awareness campaigns since 2017.
Keeping the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections in mind, the team started a campaign called I vote I Lead to make the youth aware about the power of vote and to take the youth voter percentage higher. The team worked in collaboration with District election officers as the flag bearers of their SVEEP Activities. The campaign was marked as one of the most successful voter awareness campaigns in Punjab and the team was honored by District Electoral Officer Ludhiana and Chief Electoral Officer Punjab on National Voters Day 2017. The team reached out to more than 35000 youngsters in 3 months and also made a national record for largest gathering of youth voter card holders at one place by inviting 7000 youngsters on 29th January 2017. This Record was recognized by India book of Records.
The campaign was taken to a National Level in 2019 for the General Elections in India wherein the teams of the Organization reach out to over 2.5 Lac youth voters creating over a lac first time voters and spreading the Awareness on Smart voting. A volunteer base of over 2000 Volunteers worked with the Chief Electoral Officers of Delhi and Punjab.
Initiators of Change has been honored by Election Commission of India for working at such mass level in Ludhiana district for youth Voter awareness.
Founder of Initiators of Change Mr. Gauravdeep Singh has also been honored with National Youth Award 2015-16 By Government of India and Rashtriya Gaurav Puraskar 2018.
Currently Initiators Of Change is running a Project with the name of PROJECT USAARI (Unfolding skills and Ambitions of Rural India). An initiative to develop the government schools of punjab and the soft skills of their students. The mission is to make 50 government schools of Punjab digitally equipped and structurally sound for a safe and healthy environment to study.