Autonomous investment is not directly linked with profit.

(i) Autonomous investments are investments made by the government for the welfare and benefit of the people.

(ii) These investments are made without any profit motives.

(iii) This type includes investments made by the government in roads, railways, bridges, dams, communication facilities health and education facilities, exploration of oil and natural gases, etc. 

Thus, Autonomous investments are not directly linked with profit.