A three days hands-on workshop was organised by the Bioinformatics Centre, ICAR- Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode from 6-8 October, 2021 for PG students, Research Scholars and Project Fellows / JRFs. The sessions we handled by Ms. Sona Charles, Dr. Divya P Syamaladevi, Dr. Santhosh J Eapen from ICAR-IISR and Dr. Sreekumar J from ICAR-CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram. The workshop included theory as well as hands-on sessions on basic Bioinformatics, introduction to R, statistics using R and data visualization using R packages. 48 participants were selected from over 150 applicants for the workshop from various ICAR/ SAUs and colleges. The questions from the participants were answered during the discussion.