Gopal Prasad is situated at a distance of 14 km from Talcher. The Hindus here have great devotion for Goddess Hingula. Hingula Yatra is observed here for nine days during the month of Chaitra. A famous festival known as “Lok Mahotsava” is organised here with lot of pompous arrangements. It is the centre of attraction for a huge crowd every year. Apart from this, an open cast coal mine of MCL has also come up recently near Gopal Prasad.