Dr. S. Mukherjee is one of the best known geographers of the country. She is an author, an academician, and a teacher by heart. As an author, she has written 12 books on geography some of them jointly authored. Some of the best selling books on Geography that include Cities Urbanisation and Urban Systems, Economic Geography, Indian Industry, A Modern Dictionary of Geography (the only encyclopedia of Geography in India),. She is a prolific writer both in English and Hindi.