Pictures of Singh receiving the first Rafale jet in France had shown him drawing an "Om" sign in devnagri script on the cutting edge plane and also placing lemons under the wheels.
During his three day-visit to France, Singh met French President Emmanuel Macron and also held talks with his French counterpart Florence Parly on ways to bolster the defence ties.
Rafale, which is not only unmatched with its ability to suppress and blind enemy sensors and radars, can also engage enemy aircraft or ground targets, while remaining much inside Indian airspace.
Rajnath Singh, who is on a three-day visit to France, attended a ceremony Tuesday at aircraft maker Dassault Aviation facility in Merignac, southwestern France.
The Shashtra Puja is a ritual associated with Navratra where warriors re-dedicate their weapons to uphold justice and truth.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be receiving the first Rafale fighter aircraft in France on October 8 when he is also scheduled to fly a sortie.
The purchase of another 36 Rafale fighter jets will take the fleet to 72, which will be key to bolster India's air power, particularly in the aftermath of the Balakot strike.
India and Russia had agreed to a joint programme to develop a variant of the fifth-generation fighter aircraft or perspective multi-role fighter (PMF) in 2007.
The first variants of the MiGs entered the IAF 55 years back, in 1964 as its first supersonic jet.
The Indian intelligence agencies along with the Air Force and Army are keeping a close watch on the movement of the Pakistani Air Force.
The aircraft was on a routine training mission and it crashed at a muddy paddy field at Milanpur area of Tezpur while it was flying towards the IAF’s airbase for landing
The locals claimed both pilots were injured following ejection. They rescued the duo and rushed them to a hospital in an ambulance.
According to experts and veterans of India's defence forces, the Balakot airstrikes put to rest all issues over India's capabilities to pinpoint targets deep inside enemy territory.
Last week, the Pentagon notified the Congress of its decision to approve military sales worth USD 125 million that would result in the monitoring of the F-16 fighter jets of Pakistan.
The remarks by a top Pentagon official came in response to a question on India going ahead with its decision to purchase the S-400 missile defence system from Russia.