The SWM Rules, 2016 mandates
i. setting up solid waste processing facilities by all local bodies having 100000 or more population: within two years
ii.census towns below 100000 population, setting up common or standalone sanitary landfills by or for all local bodies having 0.5 million or more population and setting up common or regional sanitary landfills by all local bodies and census towns under 0.5 million population three years
iii. bioâ€remediation or capping of old and abandoned dump sitesâ€five years.