Governor R N Ravi, in his welcome address at the 20th Hornbill Festival in Kohima, said Nagaland is 'on the cusp of history', and a 'new dawn' is beckoning for the state.
Rio conveyed his appreciation to 'all negotiating parties for their magnanimity, spirit of understanding and foresightedness' to achieve a breakthrough in the Naga political talks.
On Friday, Ravi accused the chief negotiator in Naga peace talks, of adopting a procrastinating attitude to delay the settlement of the Naga problem.
Asserting that his government has always supported integration, he said it had been a long-standing desire of the Nagas for the integration of the Naga-inhabited areas of Northeast.
RIIN is aimed at preparing a master list of all indigenous people and checking the issuance of fake indigenous inhabitant certificates.
Former Intelligence Bureau officer RN Ravi was the Centre's interlocutor for Naga peace talks and will be succeeding PB Acharya.
The Naga Hoho said RIIN would divide the Nagas as a lot of them from Manipur were settled in Nagaland.
Deputy Chief Minister-in-charge of Home, Y Patton, has been relieved of the charge of national highways and given the responsibility of roads and bridges.
Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland will help identify the citizens who settled in Nagaland prior to December 1, 1963.
RIIN was set in motion on July 10 with a view to streamline the system of issuance of indigenous inhabitant certificates and also to maintain a record of such indigenous inhabitants.
The outfit claimed that this was the key focus of all Nagas and any political steps to be taken must be in conjunction with this decision.
Rio described the DMK patriarch as one of the tallest leaders who made significant contributions to the development of Tamil Nadu and towards the progress of the country.