SECI has further extended the RfS bid due date for three packages (A, B and C) of the 7,500 MW solar PV projects (Phase I) to be set up in the Leh and Kargil districts of Jammu & Kashmir, from May 31, 2019 to August 30, 2019. The bids were invited in December 2018. The three packages comprise single projects of 2,500 MW of capacity each to be set up in Kargil, Block-1 in Leh, and Block-2 in Leh. According to the tender guidelines, solar power developers must bid for a minimum capacity of 2,500 MW and a maximum capacity of 5,000 MW. They must also achieve financial closure within 24 months from the effective date of PPA.